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Attempted abduction of 24-year-old woman in Gordon

Glynis Quinlan 7 June 2018 41


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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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 10:23 pm 10 Jun 18

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

11:25 pm 08 Jun 18

Jennifer McSweeny look crazy ppl around you

4:07 pm 08 Jun 18

Any description of the car or anything???

3:52 pm 08 Jun 18

Is the young woman ok?

3:29 pm 08 Jun 18

Too close to home...

3:02 pm 08 Jun 18

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

12:55 pm 08 Jun 18

Allisha Xaypangna scary! Be careful around there 😱

11:58 am 08 Jun 18

Sinéad be careful

11:24 am 08 Jun 18

Lea Bradley-Nolte not walking anywhere!

7:21 am 08 Jun 18

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

7:18 am 08 Jun 18

Can this creep please be caught

11:59 pm 07 Jun 18

Surely someone saw this happening at that time of day?

10:43 pm 07 Jun 18

Southside stalker? Creepy. Stay safe, drive if possible

9:30 pm 07 Jun 18

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

9:17 pm 07 Jun 18

Kate Fleming stay safe!

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

8:50 pm 07 Jun 18

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

8:21 pm 07 Jun 18

Yeah so close to home

8:15 pm 07 Jun 18

Same description as the creep currently stalking our children??

8:12 pm 07 Jun 18

David Kerr I think ill be driving.

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