East County News Service
September 6, 2010 (City Heights) – San Diego Police report an attempted kidnapping of an 11-year-old boy Friday at 6:41 p.m.. The boy was walking westbound on Orange Avenue in the City Heights neighborhood when a white van pulled up next to him. The side door opened, revealing a man and woman, both black, who offered the boy a ride. The juvenile ran away and was pursued on foot by the man. There is no description available of the driver.
The boy fled to his home and escaped uninjured. San Diego Police mid-city division is investigating the crime.
A white van was also involved in the attempted kidnapping of a 19-year-old woman jogging in Blossom Valley early Sunday evening. The driver in the Blossom Valley incident was described as a white or Hispanic male. SDPD representatives were not immediately available for comment on whether the two cases could be connected.