PONTIAC, Mich.-A 13-year-old Pontiac teen fought off an attempted abduction while she was walking to her grandmother’s house on Saturday.
The teen escaped, but police say there has been a urisein recent incidents in the area.
“I was scared,” she said. “He just pulled me into the bushes and kept saying ‘come on.’
“I was just fighting back because I was scared.”
The teen told FOX that at 9 p.m. Saturday night, it happened while she was walking near Perry Street and Martin Luther King. After she stopped at a Walgreens, a black man in a hoodie approached her.
“Some man yelled at me, he was like, ‘Hey,'” she said. “I turned around and I started speed-walking. And then he ran behind me and pulled me back into the bushes.”
The teen says the man – described at about 5 feet, 9 inches and 180 pounds – was strong, tightly grabbing her arms.
“He kept saying, ‘Come on, come on,'” she said. “And then I kicked back at him and he loosened up.”
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