The Richmond Police Department needs the public’s assistance to help find a man who tried to abduct a teenage girl on Wednesday.
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14, the juvenile was walking in the 2800 block of Fairfield Avenue when she noticed a vehicle drive past her a few times before she was suddenly grabbed from behind by an unknown male.
The male told her to get in the vehicle, but she was able to get away from him and run to safety.
The suspect is described as a black male, possibly in his late 30’s to early 40s and was described as having several pockmarks on his face. He was last seen wearing a three-piece, dark gray suit with a pin-striped gray hat that matched the suit.
The vehicle is described as a two-door red car.
Anyone with any information about this man or this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Mary Gary at 646-6759, Detective Sgt. Angela Smith at 646-3922 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.