Police looking for suspect in attempted abduction

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FARMINGTON, Wis. (WFRV) — The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect in an attempted abduction case.

Police say the incident happened around 9:45 Sunday night. The victim, an 17-year-old woman told police a dark-colored, crew cab pick-up truck pulled up behind her as she was walking down Otter Drive, near the Chain O’ Lakes. She told the police a man left the truck and tried to force her into the back seat. She was able to escape without injury.

The suspect is described as a white man, approximately 6′ 2″ with a muscular build.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office.

Detective Sergeant Tim Myers: (715) 258-4466
Crime Stoppers: 1-888-258-9955

A previous edition of this story identified the victim as 18-years-old. We have corrected the woman’s age based on an update from the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office.

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