Oceanside CA— On January 15, 2020 at about 8:20am, Oceanside Police Department received a call from Laurel Elementary School regarding a 5th grade female student claiming to have been grabbed by an unknown male. When officers arrived at the school the victim told them she was walking northbound San Diego Street approaching Lemon Street when she saw a bald white male adult walk toward and stand next to a dark colored SUV. As she got closer, the male opened the passenger side door of the SUV and grabbed her right arm. The victim pulled away, kicked at the suspect and ran to school. The SUV fled southbound on San Diego Street.
The suspect is described as a white male adult, bald, heavy set, 30’s with a black beard and wearing a black jacket, light blue colored shirt and black pants. The vehicle seen by the student was a gray or black SUV with tinted windows.
The Oceanside Police Department’s Crime of Violence Unit is conducting the investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to call Detective Ferrer at (760) 435-4667.