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Suspicious Vehicle - Report of an attempted abduction in Abingdon

(Abingdon, MD – October 24, 2011) The Harford County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious incident that occurred on Monday, October 24, 2011 at the corner of St Clair Drive and Benefit Court in Abingdon, MD at approximately 6:30am. While on his way to his bus stop, a 14 year old student was approached by an unknown male in a black work van with tinted front windows. The unknown person threatened to harm the student, if he did not get in the vehicle. The student immediately turned and ran back to his residence. After arriving home safely, the student's parent immediately called 911 to report the incident to the police.

Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies canvassed the area but were not able to locate the suspicious vehicle described as a black commercial type work van with black bumpers, tinted front windows, and no back windows or driver's side rear windows. During the course of the investigation, several residents from the neighborhood indicated seeing a suspicious vehicle throughout the weekend that matched the description provided by the student. Harford County Sheriff's Office investigators are asking anyone with information regarding the described vehicle to please call.

Date:October 24, 2011
HCSO ID:2011-188572
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