17-Year-Old Fights Off Abduction Attempt in Stafford County

Authorities release description of the man.

Abduction attempt in Stafford County.
Abduction attempt in Stafford County.

A man who attempted to abduct a 17-year-old girl got more than he bargained for when she kneed him and escaped.

The incident occurred Thursday at about 9:15 p.m. in the Stafford Lakes subdivision, according to a news release from the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office.

The girl told deputies she was walking her dog when she was approached by a man on Hopkins Branch Way.  The man grabbed the teen’s wrist at which point the teen turned on the man, kneed him in the thigh, causing the man to lose his grip.

The man was described as Hispanic, about 5-foot-2 to 5-foot-8 tall, weighing between 140 – 150 pounds with short black hair.  He had no facial hair and was reported wearing a black shirt with some dirt marks on it and tan, short cargo pants.  His age is described as late 30’s to early 40’s.  It was also noted that his top two front teeth were crooked.

Anyone who has information relating to this incident is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 540-658-4400, Stafford Crime Solvers at 540-659-2020 (callers may remain anonymous) or TEXT “Stafford + your tip to CRIMES (274637).




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