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TPD: Attempted kidnapping suspect arrested

Posted: May 05, 2013 9:20 PM Updated: May 06, 2013 9:05 AM

By Chris Holmstrom - email

Alberto Martinez (Source: Tucson Police Department)

Alberto Martinez (Source: Tucson Police Department)

Tucson Police have arrested a man for trying to kidnap a teenage girl in Tucson.

The incident happened Sunday afternoon along Wilmot just North of Speedway.

Officers say a 15-year-old girl was walking when a man cam up behind her and grabbed her. The girl fought and was able to get away.

Police also received a report around the same time of a man behaving erratically nearby.

The suspect descriptions were similar and officers were able to make contact with him at his residence.

He's been identified as 22-year-old Alberto Martinez.

He's charged on one count of attempted kidnapping and aggravated assault.

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