Detectives Release Composite Sketch after Possible Attempted Abduction

Mount Vernon Police District –  Detectives are releasing a composite sketch of a man they believe was involved in the attempted abduction of a teenage girl. It happened at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, near the intersection of North Kings Highway and Fairhaven Avenue. The man approached the victim and tried to pull her into a car.  The victim was able to get away, and the man drove off in a red Chevrolet Cruze, similar to the one pictured below.  The suspect was described as a Hispanic man in his 30s, approximately 5’6″ and wearing all black clothing.  The composite sketch is based on the description of the man provided by the victim to our detectives.

If you have any information on the identity of the suspect, please contact Detective E.L. Carpenter at 703-246-7800.

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