8-Year-Old Girl Fights Off Kidnapper Who Tried To Put A Plastic Bag Over Her Ahead As She Was Bike Riding

Cheniece Kidd, mother of victim
ABC 7 Chicago

Too often we hear stories about minors being the victim of a crime. Because they're generally more vulnerable than adults, they're taken advantage of. 

However, this 8-year-old girl wasn't about to let anyone put their hands on her.

Police are currently on the lookout for a man who attempted to kidnap a girl in Chicago on Sunday. The girl was riding her bike in her grandma's neighborhood while her family was indoors, when suddenly, every parent's worst nightmare happened.

An unidentified man silently approached her and put a plastic bag on her head. The girl then kicked the offender and immediately ran to her grandma's house for help. 

"It is strange. It is scary. It is very sickening and this is a family block," said Cheniece Kidd, the mother of the victim. "I am scared, not just for my kids but for everyone else's kids."

The Kidd family is just happy their little girl made it home. 

"I am extremely proud that I raised a fighter. She is not going to give up and let nobody take her. She knows she has family that loves her and wants her home," said Kidd.

The suspect is described as a 40-year-old black male, bald, 5'5, average build, with a tattoo on his neck. Luckily, the girl was not harmed and attended school as normal on Monday.