PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are investigating the attempted abduction of a teenage girl by a man wearing a mask made famous by a series of horror movies.
The incident happened at about 7:30 a.m. on March 21st in the 2100 block of Granite Street in the city’s Frankford section.
A 14-year-old told police she was walking to school when a male, wearing a mask, exited a vehicle, grabbed her from behind and attempted to cover her mouth.
The teen told police she was able to break free and ran to school where she reported the incident.
The suspect is described being approximately 5’9” and weighing 200 lbs. He was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants. Investigators say his face was covered by a “Scream” movie mask.
The offender was said to be driving a white four-door car, possibly a Pontiac, with tinted windows.
Anyone with information is urged to contact police.