Man tried to abduct 13-year-old girl outside Boise library

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) -- Police are looking for a man who tried to abduct a 13-year-old girl Thursday evening.

Boise Police says the teen was walking out of the Boise Library at Hillcrest on Overland Road when a man grabbed her and made comments about taking her away. The girl struggled, managed to get free and then ran back inside the library.

The girl called a parent who later called police.

Boise PD says the man is described as black with a thick foreign accent, medium build and height. He was driving a four-dour sedan and may be employed as a house painter.

Anyone with information is asked to call 343-COPS.