A 12-year-old girl is safe at home following an attempted kidnapping Sunday night.

According to police, the 12-year-old girl reported the attempted kidnapping on the 4600 block of Marie St at approximately 7 p.m. on Sunday. The girl told officers that a heavy-set man approached her from behind and grabbed her shoulders. The 12-year-old girl was able to break free from the man's grasp and run away. The girl was not injured, and made it home safely.

The suspected attempted kidnapper is described as being medium build, having brown skin and wearing a white t-shirt, blue jean shorts, and having tattoos on his arms.

The 12-year-old girl told police that the man got into a silver Chevrolet Impala and drove away.