Mother, 3-year-old daughter escape attempted kidnapping in Walmart parking lot

EL CAJON, Calif. (KSWB) -- Police are looking for a man who may have tried kidnapping a mom and her young daughter at a Walmart parking, authorities announced Wednesday.

El Cajon police received a report of the attempted kidnapping Tuesday around noon. The mother and her 3-year-old daughter were walking away from their car parked at the Walmart at 605 Fletcher Parkway when the man approached them, police said.

A man described as 6-feet-tall, weighing 220 pounds and has receding dirty, blonde hair. He was wearing a green shirt that was covering a "pot belly," tan shorts and black flip-flops, police said.

ECPD is actively investigating the report, as well as reviewing surveillance cameras throughout the mall. Anyone who witnessed the incident or may have seen the suspect should contact police at 619-579-3311.

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Mother, daughter escape attempted kidnapping in Walmart parking lot
Police are looking for a man who may have tried kidnapping a mom and her young daughter at a Walmart parking, authorities announced Wednesday.
Police are looking for a man who may have tried kidnapping a mom and her young daughter at a Walmart parking, authorities announced Wednesday.
Police are looking for a man who may have tried kidnapping a mom and her young daughter at a Walmart parking, authorities announced Wednesday.
Police are looking for a man who may have tried kidnapping a mom and her young daughter at a Walmart parking, authorities announced Wednesday.
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