Attempted kidnapping reported near Superior Street

ELKHART — Officers are investigating a report of an attempted kidnapping involving a 15-year-old girl near Rice Cemetery. 

The girl was walking to school about 8 a.m Monday in the area of Superior Street and Kenwood Avenue, according to the Elkhart Police Department. The victim told police a black male approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall with a stocky build and wearing a black jacket got out of a black SUV with tinted windows and approached her.

The male grabbed the girl by her backpack, the report said. 

At the same time, a car was driving toward them and the suspect let go of the girl, got back in the SUV and drove away, according to police. 

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