New Hazelton RCMP is investigating after an attempted sexual assault and kidnapping over the weekend.
Mounties say a girl was walking alone on a trail near Churchill Street and 5th Avenue at about 10:30 Saturday night when someone put a hoody over her head, picked her up, and tried to carry her into a trailer.
Police say she managed to fight off her attacker and escape unharmed. She is now in the care of her family.
RCMP are advising people to walk with friends, stay in well-lit areas, and be aware of their surroundings.
Anyone with information should contact the New Hazelton RCMP or Crime Stoppers.