A Salt Lake youth told police a man tried to kidnap her Thursday night while she walked home from a friend's house.

The 14-year-old was walking near 800 West and Fayette Avenue about 9 p.m. when a man grabbed her arm, a report said. The man dragged the girl across 900 West to Jordan Park, where she kicked the man and escaped, police said.The girl described the man as Caucasian, 6 feet tall, 180 pounds and about 28 years old.