Police are looking for the whereabouts of a woman who attempted to kidnap a 14-year-old girl in the city of Lake Forest, Orange County. On Tuesday, September 29, a 14-year-old girl was walking home from school around 12:30 pm when the incident occurred. While waiting for the light to change at the intersection of Lake Forest Drive and Serrano, a female driver approached the teenage girl. News Break states that the woman was trying to coerce the girl to get in her car by telling the victim that her mom was at the hospital.
The teenager, who’s never seen the suspect in her life, refused to get in the car. The woman panicked and fled the scene. KTLA 5 reports that the victim last saw the suspect driving eastbound on Lake Forest Drive. According to the Sheriff’s Department, the woman is white and in her mid-40’s. She has either black or dark brown hair. She was wearing sunglasses while possibly driving a new black Ford/Fusion with unknown license plates. Investigators urge anyone with information to call the Lake Forest Sheriff’s Department at (714) 647-7000.