Girl Escapes Attempted Abduction

Posted at 3:15 PM, Jan 11, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-11 15:53:57-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A girl escaped an attempted abduction in Grand Rapids Wednesday.

According to the Grand Rapids Police Department, An 11-year-old girl was walking near the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Hazen Street SE, when a man allegedly grabbed her. As the suspect was dragging her in to his truck, she managed to escape.

The girl then ran to a safe location where she called the police.

The victim said the suspect had a tattoo of a guitar on one of his hands. She said the skinny part of the guitar was on a finger and the bigger part extended onto the top of his hand. The suspect was reported as driving a blue Dodge Ram truck.

Anyone with information is asked to call the GRPD at 616-456-3604 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.