State Police release details of attempted abduction suspect

BELLOWS FALLS - The Vermont State Police are still investigating an alleged attempted abduction at Bellows Falls Union High School but have released details of the suspect.

While talking to the Reformer, Wednesday, Det. Sgt. John-Paul Schmidt described the suspect as a white male in his 30s or 40s, having brown hair and standing approximately 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-10 in height.

Vermont State Police received a complaint from a woman at 8:36 p.m. on Monday. The woman told police she was running on the grounds of Bellows Falls Union High School when a man grabbed her by the wrist. The man reportedly pulled her a couple of times but let go and ran into the woods once the woman screamed.

The woman was not injured.

Schmidt said police are canvassing the area and interviewing nearby residents. He encourages people who see anything suspicious to call Vermont State Police at 802-875-2112.


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