TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) - Police are investigating five separate incidents that happened over several months this year, of male suspects trying to grab victims and force them into cars.
The Tallahassee Police Department says they are investigating the five suspicious incidents, four of which happened near Call Street and Conradi Drive and one on Miccosukee Commons Drive.
The first incident happened on February 25 around 6 a.m on Call Street near Conradi Street. Police say the victim was walking down the road when a male exited a white or silver car and tried to pull them in. The victim was said to have fought back and the man left in the car.
The second incident happened on March 2 at 1:40 a.m. near Copeland and Lafayettee Street, according to police. A small, black, 2-door pick-up truck pulled up to the victim and a person in the passenger seat tried to pull her in.
Police say on May 20 around 8 p.m., the third victim was walking on Call Street when a black male walked past her and then turned around and placed his hand over her mouth. He was described as being muscular and between 25 to 30 years old.
On Sunday July 12 at 12:30 a.m. the victim was walking through the parking lot of an apartment complex on Miccosukee Commons Drive when police say "she was tackled by a black male armed with a silver gun." They say he fled when a witness went outside.
The most recent incident happened on July 22 at 3:30 a.m. outside 446 Conradi Street. Police say the victim was approached by a man with a handgun who tried to force her into a white 4-door vehicle.
Police say all the incidents are being actively investigated and they are asking anyone with more information to call (850) 891-4200 or CrimeStoppers at (850) 574-TIPS.