Thunder Bay Police Investigate Attempted Abduction

Crime Report Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay PoliceTHUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay police are investigating what is believed to be an attempted abduction which happened Tuesday night in Current River.

Thunder Bay Police report that an SUV approached a female who was walking in the area of Lillian St. and Grenville Avenue at about 9:15PM. The driver reportedly told the pedestrian he was looking for his lost dog.

In a media release, Police say the man asked the female to look at a picture of the lost pet. As she approached, the male driver tried to pull her into the vehicle.

Fortunately the woman was able to escape unharmed. Police report that the driver then fled, heading south on Lillian St. toward Leslie Ave.

The driver is described as male, Caucasian, clean shaven, 30-to-40 years of age with short brown hair.

The vehicle was a dark blue Ford Explorer, possible a 2002-2005 model year, with a loud exhaust.

Anyone with any helpful information is asked to please contact the Thunder Bay Police at 684-1200. Crime Stoppers may also be anonymously contacted at 1-800-222-TIPS or

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