Composite Sketch Released in Ongoing Attempted Abduction Investigation

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man believed to be responsible for an attempted abduction that occurred on Thursday, August 27.

Around 11:37 a.m. a woman was walking near the Pinewood South apartments in the 4200 block of Buckman Road.

A 47-year-old woman was approached by a man who grabbed her and attempted to drag her to a vehicle. The victim resisted and was assisted by a good Samaritan who was driving by. The suspect fled in a silver-colored 4-door-sedan. The victim did not require medical attention.

The suspect was described as black, in his late 20s to early 30s, about 6 feet tall, with a thin build and medium-length black hair. He was wearing a black T-shirt, gray pants and sneakers. Detectives would also like to speak with the passerby who assisted the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), e-mail at or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)**. A $100 to $1,000 cash reward will be paid for information that leads to an arrest. As always, callers never have to give their names or appear in court. **Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Msg & data rates may apply. Go to for Terms & Conditions.**

To view the original release, see our Daily News Blotter for September 1, 2015.

Categories: Abduction, Mount Vernon Police District

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