Pacifica police have released a sketch of a suspect who attempted to abduct a 10-year-old girl this evening.
The victim told police that while she was in the area of Beach Boulevard and Santa Rosa Avenue, a man approached her and told her she was coming with him, according to police Chief Jim Tasa.
When the girl refused, the man attempted to physically force her, but she punched him and was able to run away.
The girl was not injured. Police searched the area but did not locate the suspect, who was last seen on Santa Rosa Avenue, running toward Palmetto Avenue.
The incident was reported shortly before 6:30 p.m.
The suspect is described as a white male adult, 30 to 40 years old, with brown hair. He was 6 feet tall, with a stocky build and a tan complexion, and wearing blue jeans, a red checkered shirt and black shoes.
Anyone with information regarding this case or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Pacifica Police Department at (650) 738-7314.