Attempted Abduction In Crofton

| June 21, 2011 | 1 Comment

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UPDATE 02:44pm 06/21/2011: The Anne Arundel COunty Police have upgraded this incident to a fourth degree sexual assault and have released the following composite sketches of the two suspects.

A woman escaped an abduction last evening in Crofton. The Anne Arundel County Police have just released the following information about the incident:

On June 20, 2011, at approximately 7:04 p.m., officers from the Western District responded to the 2100 block of Priest Bridge Drive in Crofton for an attempted abduction.

Upon arrival, officers spoke with the 29-year-old female victim, who indicated that she was jogging in the area when she noticed a male subject following her on foot. The suspect eventually approached the victim and asked her for directions to the post office. As she was giving directions, a vehicle described as possibly being a two door, older model, gray, Chevrolet being operated by a second male subject approached the victim. The operator of the vehicle also asked for directions to the post office. At that time, the suspect on foot grabbed the victim from behind and the victim immediately screamed. Consequently, the suspect on foot let go and began running away from the victim towards the Crofton Bowling area while the suspect in the vehicle drove off on Priest Bridge Drive towards Route 450. A witness heard the screams for help, responded to the scene and called 9-1-1.

Several officers responded to the scene to establish a perimeter. Patrol officers, a K-9 unit and the Aviation unit canvassed the area for the suspects, who have not been located at this time. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division have assumed responsibility for the investigation, which is ongoing at this time. Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact Detective Dave Wood at 410-222-3466.Suspect #1: White male, approximately 18-20 years old, 5’8”-5’10” with a thin build and freckles on his face, wearing a blue t-shirt and blue shorts (on foot)

Suspect #2: Hispanic male, approximately 30-35 years old, wearing a gray or black hat (driver)

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