Attempted Kidnapping Prompts Lockdown at Coral Academy of Science

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Reno Police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap a student from the Coral Academy of Science at 1350 E. 9th. St in Reno, prompting a two-hour campus lockdown Tuesday morning.

Police say around 8:20 am, a female student was walking between buildings on the campus when she was approached by a man. He briefly talked to her, then tried to grab her by the arm. She screamed and was able to pull-away from the man. The man was last seen running westbound in the area.

The girl was not harmed.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his early twenties, about 5’10” with a thin build. He has a shaved head and a clean shaven face. He wore a black hooded sweatshirt, brown pants, and white shoes.

If you have any information about this incident, or if you can help police find the suspect, please call the Reno Police Department or Secret Witness at 322-4900.