Man in Helmet Attempts Kidnapping 16-Year-Old in Torrington: Police

A man wearing a motorcycle helmet attempted kidnapping a 16-year-old girl in Torrington on Monday, police said. 

Police said the attempt happened at Woodland Hills Apartment on Highland Avenue around 2:30 p.m.

The teen told police when she walked into her residence, she was confronted by a man wearing a motorcycle helmet and had a brief struggle with the suspect before he ran off. 

The girl was not injured. 

The man is described as being about 5 feet 7 inches tall with a medium build. He was wearing a black jacket, red plaid pants and black sneakers, according to Torrington police.

There was no vehicle description provided.

Anyone with information or who may have seen anything is asked to contact Torrington Police detectives at (860) 489-2050.

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