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Woodbridge girl reports abduction attempt walking home from school

© Leesburg Today - 09/24/2015

Police are investigating a reported attempted abduction of a 13-year-old girl walking home from her bus stop in Woodbridge on Wednesday.

The girl told police she was in the area of Bevanwood Drive and Elkwood Lane off Cardinal Drive about 3:30 p.m. when a man in a two-door, light blue pickup approached and asked for directions to a nearby convenience store.

After giving him directions, the girl said the man got out of the truck and grabbed her by her shirt, causing the sleeve to rip.

""The victim was able to break free of the man's grasp and run to her home where she reported the incident to her family later in the evening,"" Prince William police Sgt. Jonathan Perok said.

No injuries were reported and there were no similar reports.

Police searched the area but were unable to find the man or the truck.

The suspect was described as white, about 50 to 55 years old, 5 feet 10 and 160 pounds with a thin build, long white beard, shaggy hair a mole on his left cheek. He was last seen wearing a green shirt, blue pants with paint stains and tan boots.

His truck has lumber in the back.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 703-792-6500.

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