Possible attempted kidnapping reported near UNR campus

A possible attempted kidnapping has been reported near the University of Nevada, Reno campus, according to police.

The UNR Police Department alerted students that someone reported being chased in the area of 10th and Angel streets at about 6:45 p.m.

In an email to students, police said a female student was walking to her residence when she saw a man leave a car and walk behind her. The student started running, but the man began to run behind her.

The student made it home and called police without the man ever touching her, according to the email.

The man is described as a white male in his early 20s and about 6 feet tall. He was wearing a red and white striped shirt and a possible black hoodie jacket. The car was described as a red Nissan Xterra with unknown plates.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 334-2677.

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