11-year-old emails police of 2008 attempted rape

Myrtle Beach, SC - MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Myrtle Beach Police are investigating after an 11-year-old girl reported by email she was kidnapped on Highway 15 and nearly raped two years ago, according to a police report.

The Myrtle Beach girl told investigators by email on Tuesday that in 2008 she was walking in the 1400 block of Highway 15. As she attempted to cross the street, a man driving a red pickup truck suddenly stopped beside her and jerked her inside the vehicle.

The victim said the suspect drove a short distance and stopped again, hit her in the face and tore at her clothing. She said she was able to fight the attack off and ran to safety.

According to police, the victim has not yet been available for interview, and have been unable to determine when in 2008 the alleged attack occurred.

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