City Police investigating reported attempted abduction

by | Jan 28, 2023 | Police and Fire

The Fredericksburg Police Department is investigating a reported attempted abduction of a ten-year-old juvenile from the 2500 block of the Commons Apartment complex. Friday afternoon at about 4:15 pm, the victim was walking near the leasing office. An adult male got out of his parked vehicle and engaged in conversation with the juvenile before grabbing her and placing her hands behind her back. The victim was able to escape and ran home. The suspect fled the scene and has not been located.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 40’s, approximately 5’7 to 5’8, average build and last seen wearing a black t-shirt, gray jeans, and black glasses. The suspect vehicle is described as a gray sedan.
According to the victim and the victim’s family, the suspect has previously been seen in the Commons Apartments complex area.  This investigation is ongoing and we will not be releasing further information or details at this time
The Fredericksburg Police Department asks anyone with information regarding this incident call (540) 373-3122. To make an anonymous tip, send a text to “847-411” and text “FPDtip” followed by your tip. Or, download the free FPD Tip app available for Android and iPhones. To download the app, search “FPD Tip” in the Google or iTunes App Store.

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