CRIME

Woman reportedly almost abducted in Arlington

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(WJLA) - A woman was reportedly almost abducted in Arlington County on Sunday, according to police.

A 30-year-old woman was jogging in the 3400 block of S. Utah Street at approximately 6 a.m. when a four door sedan pulled up on the side of the road and asked her for directions.

A man grabbed hold of the woman and forcefully pulled her into his car, police said. The woman was able to fight the man off and run back to her home. The man fled in the southbound direction of Utah Street.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 40s with brown hair, medium build and a goatee. He was possibly wearing a white T-shirt at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation or the identity of the suspect, please contact Detective LeFrancois of the Special Victim's Unit at (703) 228-4095 or blefrancois@arlingtonva.us. Anonymous tips can also be provided through the Arlington County Crime Solvers Hotline at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

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