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Woman escapes attempted kidnapping

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ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) -

Police are investigating an attempted kidnapping that happened near EMH Regional Medical Center in Elyria Thursday night.

According to a police report, the woman was walking near East River Street, when she when she noticed a silver truck parked and running in a nearby EMH parking lot.

Then, the woman said she saw a man get out of the parked truck, and begin to run toward her.

The man grabbed the woman, picked her up, and tried to take her toward his car.

The woman began kicking and screaming and the man ran away when another car on the road began to slow down.

The woman said that she did not know the man and said that he was a white male, and 5ft 8 inches tall. She described him as being in his mid 20s, medium build, with blonde hair and blue eyes.

The woman described the man's truck as older model silver Silverado, with a black sticker across the back of the tailgate.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Elyria police at 440-323-3302. 

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