On May 20, 2009, at 2:54 p.m. Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the report of an attempted child abduction at the Green Oaks Fundamental School in Orangevale. Deputies spoke to an 8-year-old female student who told them as she came out of a school restroom, after school had been dismissed, a man tried to grab her and then he ran away when she broke away from his grasp.
The victim was only able to describe the suspect as a male adult (unknown race), approximately 5’10’’ tall, weighing between 150 and170 pounds, with dark gray hair and wearing red knee-length shorts.
The school has notified the parents of their students of the incident and there will be a Sheriff’s Department’s Safe School deputy and school district personnel on campus on Thursday, May 21, 2009, to ensure everyone’s safety and to respond to questions.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department at (916) 874-5115, or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00.