TPD: Attempted kidnapping suspect arrested - Tucson News Now

TPD: Attempted kidnapping suspect arrested

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Alberto Martinez (Source: Tucson Police Department) Alberto Martinez (Source: Tucson Police Department)

Tucson Police have arrested a man for trying to kidnap a teenage girl in Tucson.

The incident happened Sunday afternoon along Wilmot just North of Speedway.

Officers say a 15-year-old girl was walking when a man cam up behind her and grabbed her. The girl fought and was able to get away.

Police also received a report around the same time of a man behaving erratically nearby.

The suspect descriptions were similar and officers were able to make contact with him at his residence.

He's been identified as 22-year-old Alberto Martinez.

He's charged on one count of attempted kidnapping and aggravated assault.

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