The attempted kidnapping happened around the 300 block of Manchester Circle around 3:30pm today (8/3).

An 11-year-old girl said she was walking near a dumpster when a man in a black mask ran up to her and grabbed her, Mouton said. The girl broke away from the man and ran away.

The man was seen leaving in a green Jeep Wrangler with large tires and chrome rims, Mouton said.

If you know anything about the attempted kidnapping, please call Lafayette Parish Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-8477.

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