A teenage girl fought off a man who tried to kidnap her Wednesday evening, the Parker County sheriff's office said.
The 16-year-old, who has not been identified, was walking along Farm Road 1187 near its intersection with Interstate 20, north of Aledo, at about 6 p.m. when a truck with two men parked behind her, the sheriff's office said in a release.
One man got out and grabbed her from behind by the waist, lifted her and tried to pull her back to the truck.
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She fought back, striking him with her elbows and hitting him on the side of his head with a rock she picked up, the sheriff's office said.
She then ran east toward a church and passed out in a ditch, the sheriff's office said. She was spotted by a female passer-by, who contacted the sheriff's office.
The girl described her attacker as a slim Hispanic man in his early 30s with short brown hair and long sideburns. He wore a red plaid shirt and blue jeans. Investigators don't have a description of the truck's driver.
The truck is described as a small to midsize red Toyota, possibly an older model, with two doors, chrome trim running boards and a "bad paint job," according to the victim.
The sheriff's office is urgently seeking the suspects and vehicle and asks anyone with information to call 817-594-8845.
Parker County Crime Stoppers offers up to a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the suspects and accepts anonymous tips. They can be reached at 817-599-5555.