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Man in "Scream" Mask Grabs Girl: Police



    Man in "Scream" Mask Grabs Girl: Police
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    A man wearing a mask popularized by the "Scream" horror movie franchise grabbed a teenage girl as she walked to her Philadelphia school last week, police say.

    The 14-year-old girl was walking along the 2100 block of Granite Street in the city’s Frankford section Friday morning around 7:30 when a man jumped out of a car, according to Philadelphia Police Special Victims Unit.

    The man was wearing a “Scream” mask similar to the ones worn by the killers in the "Scream" movie franchise.

    Police say the masked man grabbed the girl from behind and tried to cover her mouth.

    The girl however broke free and was able to run to her school where she reported the incident, according to police.

    Police said the suspect stands 5-foot-9-inches tall and weighs around 200 pounds.

    He was driving a white four-door vehicle with tinted windows that police say is possibly a Pontiac.