Rogue River Woman Safe After Attempted Kidnapping

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — A Southern Oregon woman is safe after an attempted kidnapping.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says just before noon on Wednesday an adult female was attacked outside her work in Rogue River.

The sheriff’s office says 36-year-old Michael Valenzuela jumped out of the bushes and attempted to grab the woman. She was able to fight off the attacker and get away.

Valenzuela was later taken into custody on several charges. This case remains under investigation.