Fox 8 Cleveland is reporting that a 10-year-old girl narrowly escaped being pulled out of her bedroom window by an unknown man on Friday morning in Elyria, Ohio. This kidnapping attempt is followed by three separate attacks on girls at the Lorain City School on Thursday. One happened while the girl was walking to school on Washington and West 9th where a man grabbed her by the arm and punched her, but she managed to get away. The second incident is of a man who followed a girl and exposed himself on Oberlin and West 8th, and the third was a man who grabbed a girl who was walking on West 18th and Oakdale. Each event happened within an 90 minute time period.It was at 3:45 a.m. when the girl who lived on Furnace Street was awaken by someone grabbing her legs and trying to pull her out of her bedroom window. Although the man told her to cooperate and she nor her family would get hurt, she ignored that and struggled until she was able to pull away from the man and run to her father’s bedroom. When the father went outside he found a ladder placed against the house underneath his daughter’s window.The suspect was described as a white man in his thirties with brown eyes wearing a black hoodie tied tightly around his face. In the incidents with the other girls the man was described as white, between 20-30, wearing a black jacket with a hoodie.
If you have any information about any of these incidences please call the Elyria Police at 440-323-3302.