Ceres Girl Narrowly Escapes Attempted Kidnapping
Stanislaus County deputies are searching for a man wanted for an attempted kidnapping and possible assault against a young girl in Ceres.

It happened just after 8 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Moffett and Turner Roads. Deputies say the girl, whose age has not been released, was able to fight off her attacker, who took off.

He's described as a Hispanic man, between 30-40 years old, with a moustache, red t-shirt, black shorts, and a blue hat. He also has a tattoo on his left hand.

He's believed to be driving in a large red Lincoln Continental, late 1990's or early 2000's model. The car was last seen traveling northbound on Mitchell near Redwood.

If you have any information, call Stanislaus County Area Crime Stoppers at 1-866-602-7463.