HOLLYWOOD (CBSMiami) – Hollywood police arrested a man, Friday, and charged him with attempting to kidnap a teenage girl.

The 13-year-old was walking along North 34th Avenue Thursday evening just before 9 p.m. when police said Martin Owens, 76, approached her inside his vehicle from behind.

According to officers, Owens attempted to force the girl into a van, but she was able to get away from him and run for help.

Owens is a registered sexual predator.

If you have any information on this case contact Broward Crime Stoppers at (954) 493-TIPS.


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