SAVANNAH, GA (September 9, 2015): The Criminal Investigations Division of Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a reported kidnapping attempt involving a 15-year-old girl.

Just after 8 a.m. today, the teen encountered the suspect while passing Cann Park on Bulloch and 46th streets. The suspect attempted to hold a conversation with the teen before lifting her from the ground. She escaped the suspect’s hold and ran away unharmed. Savannah-Chatham County Public School System administrators notified police.

The suspect is described as a light complexioned black male with neatly trimmed facial hair. During the incident he wore a black hoodie, cargo pants and white shoes.

Anyone with information on this case should call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.