By MIAMI HERALD STAFF REPORT
Police are searching for a man who tried to abduct a 9-year-old girl who was walking her dog outside her Southwest Miami-Dade home Friday morning.
The man was described as a white male, between 30 and 40 years old, 5 feet 10 inches to six feet two inches, and 170 to 180 pounds. He was seen wearing a brown shirt and black pants.
Miami-Dade police, in a statement to the media, reported that he grabbed the little girl and attempted to pull her away, but then ran away when the girl's dog attacked him. He was last seen running toward Southwest 88th Avenue.
The girl was not injured, police said.
The incident occurred in the vicinity of Southwest 87th Avenue and 146th Street.