Police Investigating Second Attempted Abduction in Tallahassee

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Posted at 9:51 AM, Mar 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-02 10:57:52-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Tallahassee police say that there has been another attempted abduction. 

According to the Tallahassee Police Department, officers were called to the 600 Block of West Lafayette Street at approximately 1:50 a.m. Monday after the victim reported the incident.

The female victim told police that a black male tried forcing her into a small 2-door truck but she was able to break free and run from the area.

Police are asking for help identifying the suspect who has been described by the victim as a black male in his early 20's, wearing a black hoodie/sweatshirt and jeans. The truck is also described as having an, "orange license plate with a peach on it."

The Violent Crimes Unit and Forensics Unit is looking into the case and police are asking anyone who many have more information to call 850-891-4200 or CrimeStoppers at 850-574-TIPS.

This is the second attempted abduction in the Tallahassee area in the last week. 

On Wednesday, February 25, a female victim reported that a man in a car tried to grab her around 6 a.m. on the 400 block of Conradi Street. 

This suspect was also described as a black male, in his mid 20’s, wearing a black hoodie/sweatshirt.