County police released a sketch and description of a man who attempted to abduct a 14-year-old girl on Fox Hill Road at Old Annapolis Road in Ellicott City Friday.
The suspect is described as a white man, about 25 years old, with blond hair and hazel or blue eyes, police said.
He is about 5 feet, 11 inches tall and has a heavy build.
The man fled in a black two-door car with a hatchback when a citizen came forward to help the girl, police said.
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Detective Frank Lilly at 313-2220.