PONTIAC, Mich. (WXYZ) - The Oakland County Sheriff's Department is searching for a man who reportedly tried to force an 11-year-old girl into his SUV.
It happened Tuesday in Pontiac.
The 11-year-old told a sheriff's deputy that she was walking north on Dwight towards Elizabeth Lake when she was approached.
The man reportedly got out of an older model Ford Explorer.
According to the 11-year-old, the man grabbed her arm and tried to get her in his vehicle. She broke free and ran to her grandmother's house on Mark Street.
The young girl reported temporary arm pain, but was not seriously hurt.
The suspect is described as a black male between the ages of 25-30. He has a thin build and is approximately 6' 1" to 6' 3". He has short hair and had a scraggly beard. The suspect has short hair and was wearing a gray shirt and black pants at the time of the incident.
The Ford Explorer that the man was driving is reportedly in poor condition.
Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
More Oakland County News
The FBI says they are ending the search at an Oakland Township filed after finding no evidence that the body of Jimmy Hoffa is at the location.
The trial of the man prosecutors say helped Tucker Cipriano attack his father, mother and brother with a baseball bat is underway.
Grassroots effort at the Capitol aims to stop the attacks on public education.