Eastpointe police said a 13-year-old girl managed to escape from a man who grabbed her off the street Monday and shoved her inside a car.
Police said the girl told them she was near Papa John's on 9 Mile and Kelly Roads when the man took her by the waist, covered her mouth and told her to not scream.
Police said the girl was put into a gray car. But while the man was driving away, police said, the girl was able to jump out and run to a nearby house for help.
She wasn't hurt.
Police said extra patrols will be out in the area.
Police have not released a detailed description of the man.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Eastpointe Police Department at 586-445-5100.