11-Year-Old Girl Escapes Attempted Kidnapping in Florida

A man has been arrested after attempting to kidnap an 11-year-old girl who was waiting at a bus stop in West Pensacola, Florida, on May 18, police said.

This video, posted on Facebook by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office , shows a car pulling up to a bus stop where the girl is sitting. The man exits the vehicle and attempts to grab the girl, and the girl manages to escape. The car then drives off.

Police said the suspect has been arrested and charged with attempted kidnapping of a child under 13, aggravated assault, and battery. The girl was safe and with her family, police said.

When police found the suspect, his arms were covered in blue slime, which the girl was playing with when he attempted to kidnap her, local news reports said. Credit: Escambia County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful

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