Police Investigating Attempted Abduction On Weldon Street

  • 9/23/2019 2:43:28 PM
  • Seth Byrd
  • Local News

MANSFIELD, OH- Two men wearing masks covering their faces, attempted to abduct a 13-year-old girl on North Weldon Street, Sunday night. 

According to Mansfield Police, officers contacted the girl and a 19-year-old man in the area of West 4th Street and North Mulberry Street after they were heard yelling, "call the police." 

The pair were walking in the area when a small silver four door car, stopped in middle of the road. The victim told police that two males got out of the vehicle wearing masks covering their face. The males attempted to grab the victim and force her in the vehicle. 

According to police, the victims's shirt was ripped when she pulled away from the males. The male with her, then screamed at the males because he was a distance from the victim. He advised police that the males then fled southbound after he screamed at the suspects. One male left on foot toward downtown and the other fled in the vehicle with the driver. 

The 19-year-old described to police the exhaust on the vehicle that the men fled in was loud. 

The victim described one male as a 6 foot black male wearing all black, the other male was white with green or dark colored jeans and a white t-shirt. 

The victim declined any medical treatment and displayed no injuries and completed a taped statement to police. 

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