MID-CITY — Police are searching for a man who attempted to kidnap a female resident at 2200 Colorado Ave. this evening.
The woman was assaulted while walking to her car in the parking garage at 5:45 p.m., the Santa Monica Police Department said in a release. She was able to fight him off and he ran out of view.
She described the man as white, in his late 30s or early 40s. He is about 5 foot 8, with a thin build, a thin face, and a “pointy” nose and chin. He was wearing a black shirt, black baggy pants, a black baseball cap, black sunglasses, and a black backpack.
“Residents are reminded to be vigilant about their surroundings in and around their cars and parking garages,” police said in the release.
For further information contact Det. Michael Bambrick at 310-458-8932, Sgt. Thomas McLaughlin at 310-458-8430 or the Watch Commander at 310-458-8427.