Solon teen says man wearing yellow shirt over face tried to kidnap her outside apartment

SOLON, Ohio - A teenager in Solon told police a man who was covering his face tried to kidnap her outside her home.

According to Solon police, a 17-year-old girl said she was just outside the door of her apartment – located on Park East Drive off Som Center Road – Tuesday just after 10 p.m. Tuesday when a man tried to pull her by the arm.

The teen started screaming and hitting the man with her keys, and was able to escape and call for help.

The girl told police the man was wearing a yellow shirt over his face, exposing only his eyes.

Police searched the area for the man, but could not find him. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Solon Police Department.

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