SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) — Bay Area police are looking for a man accused of spraying a stranger with pepper spray and trying to abduct her.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that police say the suspect attacked a 23-year-old woman on Thursday in San Leandro. The victim was walking to work when the man came up and sprayed her in the face with pepper spray.READ MORE: School Bus Rolls Over On I-5 Near Stockton; No Children Were Inside
Police say the woman was temporarily blinded and the assailant then knocked her to the ground and began dragging her to his car. A passerby intervened and was sprayed in the face with more pepper spray.READ MORE: Person Suspected Of Shooting At Roseville Police Officer After Attempted Traffic Stop
The suspect was able to escape in his silver sedan.MORE NEWS: Big Rig Ends Up Perched Precariously On Guardrail After Crash On I-5 In Woodland
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