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Woman said man tried to pull her into his minivan near the University of Akron

Posted at 10:38 AM, Oct 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-08 10:42:34-04

AKRON, Ohio — The University of Akron is asking for the public's help in providing information related to an attempted abduction that happened on Monday night south of the campus, according to University police.

Police said the attempted abduction happened south of campus at Spicer and Gage streets at around 9:30 p.m.

The victim, who is not a student, said a man drove up in a minivan and attempted to pull her into his car.

The victim yelled and the man left. The victim told police that it appeared the vehicle was missing its second and third rows of seats.

The van is light blue, possibly a Dodge Caravan, police said.

The man is described as being clean shaven, in his 30s.

If anyone knows any information, you're asked to call police at 330-972-2911.