FORT WORTH – A student of International Newcomer Academy was physically assaulted while a man tried to abduct her in a Fort Worth neighborhood on her way to her school bus.
The teen walked onto the school bus with cuts and bruises Thursday morning after escaping the attempted abduction before 7 am. The bus driver called 911 shortly after and the student was taken to Cook Children’s Medical Center to treat her wounds.
According to the Fort Worth Telegram, the student was walking to the school bus when a man approached her asking for help, then attacked her.
Luckily, she was able to fight him off. The suspect fled the scene.
Police are reporting that the girl is in serious condition and are asking for help to identify the suspect.
The attacker is described as a white or Hispanic man in his 30 to 40s, wearing a light-colored shirt and dark pants.
Anyone with information should call Fort Worth police 817-392-4430 or Crime Stoppers at 817-469-8477.