Attempted abduction of 24-year-old woman in Gordon

Glynis Quinlan 7 June 2018 38

Police are investigating the attempted abduction of a 24-year-old woman in Gordon at 9:30 am this morning (June 7).

The woman was at a bus stop on Knoke Avenue when a small white car stopped and the male driver got out.

Police report that the man then approached the woman, grabbed her by the wrists and attempted to pull her into the car.

The woman managed to fight off the man who then got back into his vehicle and was last seen driving toward Woodcock Drive.

Police say that the man did not speak during the attempted abduction.

The man is described as being Caucasian, 30 – 40 years old, about 165cm tall (5’5”), and of slim build. He was wearing a hat or beanie, light coloured T-shirt, blue jeans and sneakers.

Police are advising the public that anyone who is approached or is in a situation where they feel unsafe should immediately contact police on 131 444 or in the case of an emergency should call Triple Zero (000).

Anyone who has information about the incident which could assist police is asked to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Information can be provided anonymously but please quote reference 6274231.

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38 Responses to Attempted abduction of 24-year-old woman in Gordon
Skyring Skyring 3:10 am 09 Jun 18

A short skinny man is unlikely to be able to subdue and drive off with an adult woman by himself. Not without a weapon of some kind.

They knew each other, is my guess.

    debk41 debk41 10:23 pm 10 Jun 18

    I know the person who he tried to grab and no they did not know each other.

Karlie Terase Karlie Terase 11:25 pm 08 Jun 18

Jennifer McSweeny look crazy ppl around you

    Jennifer McSweeny Jennifer McSweeny 11:28 pm 08 Jun 18

    Lol that’s Gordon not Gorokan 😂

    Karlie Terase Karlie Terase 11:28 pm 08 Jun 18

    Oh really, Hahahaha you can tell I’m tired then 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

    Karla Rothwell Karla Rothwell 2:40 am 09 Jun 18

    Jennifer McSweeny Bahahaha that you are! Pregnancy just masking it atm

Heidi Aynsley Heidi Aynsley 4:07 pm 08 Jun 18

Any description of the car or anything???

Jemimah Ashleigh Jemimah Ashleigh 3:52 pm 08 Jun 18

Is the young woman ok?

Thuy Truong Thuy Truong 3:02 pm 08 Jun 18

Thái Bá Lộc 9.30 r ma con bat coc ne. O gordon do

    Thái Bá Lộc Thái Bá Lộc 3:12 pm 08 Jun 18

    Có khi nào là mâu thuẫn vợ chồng ko nhỉ, chứ 9.30am mà thế thì loạn quá

Lydia Barker Lydia Barker 12:55 pm 08 Jun 18

Allisha Xaypangna scary! Be careful around there 😱

Michael Ahern Michael Ahern 11:58 am 08 Jun 18

Sinéad be careful

Sophie Backhouse Sophie Backhouse 11:24 am 08 Jun 18

Lea Bradley-Nolte not walking anywhere!

Aneta Petreski Aneta Petreski 7:21 am 08 Jun 18

Surely she saw what type of car and maybe number plate?

Tamara Haitsma Tamara Haitsma 7:18 am 08 Jun 18

Can this creep please be caught

Babs Mabbs Babs Mabbs 11:59 pm 07 Jun 18

Surely someone saw this happening at that time of day?

Kim M Chia Kim M Chia 10:43 pm 07 Jun 18

Southside stalker? Creepy. Stay safe, drive if possible

Fiona Hall Fiona Hall 9:30 pm 07 Jun 18

Don’t know why I thought of you, but you live in Gordon?! Kels Helen

    Kelsey White Kelsey White 9:31 pm 07 Jun 18

    Yes ! Bloody hell wasnt me but that poor girl 😞

Elizabeth Stuart Elizabeth Stuart 9:17 pm 07 Jun 18

Kate Fleming stay safe!

Lizzie Art Hamma Lizzie Art Hamma 8:56 pm 07 Jun 18

Carla Rose I know that u don’t live southside but becareful too when walking Shira late - these creeps move around xx

    Car La Car La 8:57 pm 07 Jun 18

    Thanks babe X It starts with my neighbours 😆 I'll walk with a bat.

Deb Meuronen Deb Meuronen 8:50 pm 07 Jun 18

Is this the same dude stalking kids on the way to school?

Tegan Blunden Tegan Blunden 8:21 pm 07 Jun 18

Yeah so close to home

Pixie Longsocks Pixie Longsocks 8:15 pm 07 Jun 18

Same description as the creep currently stalking our children??

Kelly Chong Kerr Kelly Chong Kerr 8:12 pm 07 Jun 18

David Kerr I think ill be driving.

LisaMaree Collier LisaMaree Collier 6:24 pm 07 Jun 18

Amy Foster Josh Jeffries so now im a bit concered about walking pup of a night if this happens in board daylight

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