Man Wanted for Attempted Abduction in Leon County

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Posted at 3:17 PM, Aug 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-18 15:02:54-04

LEON COUNTY, FL. (WTXL) - Leon County Deputies are on the lookout for a man responsible of an attempted abduction.

According to the Leon County Sheriff’s Office, around 11:15 p.m. Saturday deputies were dispatched to an attempted abduction on a 15 year old female.

The girl told deputies she was walking in the 3100 block of Miccosukee Road when a dark colored regular cab truck stopped directly in front of her. She says, a slender black male wearing dark clothing quickly exited the truck, grabbed her and pulled her into the truck through the passenger door. After a struggle with the man she was able to escape, unharmed, through the truck’s passenger door.

Deputies say, the suspect’s truck has rust on the passenger’s side, in front of the passenger’s door.

Anyone with information about this incident, is asked to contact the Leon County Sheriff’s Office at (850)606-5800 or Crime Stoppers at (850)574-TIPS (8477).