Nine-year-old girl fights off man who tried to drag her off the street.
A nine-year-old girl fought off a man who allegedly attempted to grab her off the street in Canyon Creek Creek Mobile Home Park last Friday morning.
Arrested and charged with second-degree kidnapping was Carlos Martinez, 19.
According to the Elmore County Sheriff's Office Martinez allegedly grabbed the girl outside of his trailer in the park, as she was walking by, and attempted to drag her into the trailer.
She fought back and elbowed him hard enough to cause him to lose his grip, according to investigating officers, who praised her for her actions. As she ran away, he allegedly attempted to follow her, but tripped and fell down, allowing her to escape.
The girl ran home and told her aunt, who was babysitting her, and the pair then went to the manager's office of the trailer park where the alleged crime was reported to authorities. Sheriff's deputies then went to the trailer and arrested Martinez without incident.