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.
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.