The San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident where a man tried to kidnap a young girl from a playground in Templeton this weekend.
According to a news release, deputies received a report of an attempted kidnapping on Saturday at a mobile home park in the 1200 block of Bennett Way.
A 9-year-old girl told her family a man tried to grab her at the playground, but she was able to break free and run home, according to the release. She described the alleged kidnapper as a Hispanic male of unknown age, approximately 6 feet tall, of thin build with black hair and a black beard.
Deputies searched the neighborhood but were unable to locate anyone matching that description.
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The investigation into the incident is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 805-781-4500.