Attempted kidnapping of woman reported on NW Side

August 1, 2013 4:51:41 AM PDT
Police are warning Northwest Side residents after a woman was followed and grabbed by a man Monday evening.

On Monday, police say, around 6 p.m., a 33-year-old woman was walking near the intersection of Elston Avenue and Pulaski Road when a man she didn't know in a red vehicle began calling to her as he slowed down and followed her.

At 4300 N. Pulaski Road, the man approached the victim and grabbed her by the arm and attempted to drag her toward his vehicle, police say.

The would-be abductor is described as Hispanic or Indian, 48-55 years old, 5'9"-5'10", black hair, wearing a red shirt. The man had a large visible scar on his nose.


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