Police search for man accused of trying to kidnap woman in Watsonville

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KGO) -- Santa Cruz County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who allegedly tried to kidnap a woman at Pinto Lake County Park in Watsonville.

Deputies say he grabbed a 27-year-old woman from behind as she gathered items in her car at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Then, they said she screamed and managed to break away.

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For those living along quiet Natoma Street in San Francisco's Mission District, news of an attempted child abduction is almost too much to bear.

The suspect drove off in a mid-90's light blue 2-door Honda Accord, with sun damage on the paint.

He's described as being in his late 30's, six feet tall, thin build, and wearing a black short sleeve shirt with red and white lettering, and black shorts.
Officials are encouraging anyone with information to contact the sheriff's office dispatch at (831-471-1121) and ask to speak to a deputy.
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