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Missoula police investigate report of man who attempted to grab girls on bikes

Posted: 8:57 PM, Aug 23, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-23 23:10:27-04
Missoula police investigate report of man that attempted to grab girls on their bikes
MISSOULA —

Missoula police responded to the Wyoming Street neighborhood Thursday morning for a report of a man who attempted to grab two young girls on their bikes.

Missoula police report two young girls under the age of 10 reported a male walked past them while they were riding their bikes on the sidewalk around 10 a.m. Thursday.

They said as he passed, he reached out and grabbed their bicycles.

They managed to get away from the male who was last seen walking westbound on Wyoming. Police say the children are safe.

The person is described as a male wearing a brown colored hoodie that was "fuzzy" inside and concealed his eyes, with the sleeves rolled up.

He was also described as wearing dirty brown pants and dirty shoes.

Three officers responded to the call however the male was not located.

Police ask residents to be aware and on the look-out.