June 10, 2014 4:11 pm

Teen escapes alleged attempted abduction in Red Deer

RCMP composite sketch of the suspect who allegedly tried to abduct a teenage girl in Red Deer. June 10, 2014.

Supplied by Red Deer RCMP

EDMONTON – The Red Deer RCMP is searching for two men believed to have attempted to kidnap a teenage girl.

It happened on June 4 around 5 p.m. as the 16-year-old girl was walking along Glendale Blvd.

A dark-coloured Chevrolet Avalanche passed her before circling back.

Officers say two men believed to be in their mid-20’s offered the girl a ride.

When she refused, the man in the passenger seat allegedly got out and tried to force her into the truck.

The RCMP says the teen kicked him in the groin and ran away. The suspects then drove off.

Both are described as Caucasian males in their mid-20’s with slight tans.

Suspect #1 (Passenger who allegedly attempted abduction) is described as:

  • approximately six feet tall
  • muscular, with large hands
  • dark brown hair
  • dark eyes, with dark circles under them
  • dark, thick, bushy eyebrows
  • large pointy nose, oval shaped face and small ears
  • deep, rough-sounding voice
  • dirty fingernails
  • several sores around left elbow
  • wearing a dark blue baseball cap with a round, white emblem, a dirty white T-shirt, dirty blue jeans and black work boots

Suspect #2 (Driver) is described as:

  • may be bald
  • square jaw line, with prominent cheekbones
  • deep voice
  • wearing a red hat with black lettering, white sunglasses with blue and yellow lenses, a black or dark grey t-shirt
  • silver watch with a round face and a stretchy band

Vehicle description:

  • dirty black or dark grey four-door Chevrolet Avalanche truck
  • dark tint on rear windows
  • a large scrape on the back passenger door
  • muddy wheel wells

Anyone with information is asked to contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575.

Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or reported online.

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