SAN DIEGO – A young woman walking on National Avenue was accosted by two men, and fought them off when they tried to grab her.
According to a San Diego Police press report, the 23-year-old woman was walking eastbound on National Ave in the Southcrest neighborhood at 3:18 Thursday morning. A van described as “baby blue” pulled up next to her, and the passenger called out to her. He then jumped out of the van and grabbed her. She fought back, throwing her purse at the man and escaping.
After she reported the incident to the police, officers spotted a matching van on South 41st street, and two men walking away from it. The men were detained, and the woman was able to identify 25-year-old Adan Espinoza as the man who grabbed her. He and the driver of the van, 23-year-old Israel Morales were arrested and charged with attempted kidnapping.
Fox5 San Diego: Young woman fights off would-be abductor