This Van Sought in Connection with Attempted Kennewick Abduction
Kennewick Police have released some images of the vehicle they believe was involved in an attempted abduction.
The man tried to lure the girl into the van, then assaults her
Wednesday, around 11:46 AM a girl was walking west on 10th Ave near S. Benton St, heading to Park Middle School, when a blue van matching the one in these pictures pulled up alongside her.
According to Kennewick Police, the man first tried to talk to the girl, and lure her into his van. She ignored him, then he got out and attempted to assault her, to get her inside. However, she was able to break free and run, and the man quickly fled in the vehicle.
In addition to these images, Kennewick Police have been doing extra patrols near the school and other areas, especially when students are heading to and from school.
Anyone who may have information about this vehicle, you're urged to call (509)-628-0333. All leads can be confidential.