THUNDER BAY – There has been a second apparent abduction attempt in the city. Thunder Bay Police report that a woman on Frederica Street was the apparent victim.
TBPS state, “On February 3rd, 2015 at approximately 11:05 pm a lone adult female was on Frederica Street near Crawford Avenue. A lone male drove up and asked her to get into his vehicle. When the female refused the male exited his vehicle and attempted to pull her into his vehicle, there was a brief struggle and the male fled,
The suspect is described as being a Caucasian male, 40-50 years old, unshaven, tall 188cm to 196cm in height with short salt and pepper coloured hair, he was wearing a light grey or beige winter jacket, beige baseball hat, blue jeans and black runners.
The accused was last seen driving away Northbound on Crawford Avenue towards Francis Street. The vehicle is described as an older model long box pickup truck which appeared to be dark blue in colour. The vehicle is possibly a single cab style as only two doors were observed, the truck also appeared lower to the ground than normal.
The female was unhurt and subsequently called police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Thunder Bay Police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.