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Charlottesville Police Investigate Attempted Abduction

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Charlottesville police are trying to track down two men involved in an attempted abduction early Friday morning. The incident happened around 1:00 a.m. in the 800 block of Cabell Avenue.

Police say two women were followed to their apartment by the men who tried to grab them. The victims fought back and the men ran toward Madison Avenue.

The suspects were wearing navy blue tank tops with ‘love me' printed in yellow or white on the chest.

If you have any information, please call Crime Stoppers at 434-977-4000.


Charlottesville Police Department Press Release

On Friday, June 14 at approx 1 am, officers responded to the 800 block of Cabell Ave. for a reported attempted abduction. The two females reported they were walking along Madison Ave when they noticed two males following.

The two subjects were described as being of average height and weight. One of the victims described the male subjects as possibly African American. However, the second victim could not be sure of their race. Both were wearing navy blue tank tops shirts with the words "Love Me" printed in yellow or white on the chest of the shirt.

The females noticed the males were in conversation as they followed. As the females approached their apartment complex they both noticed the males continuing to follow into the apartment complex.

The females arrived at the apartment, while one was attempting to open the door the second waited. It was at this point when one of the males grabbed the waiting female from behind. She fought back by using her elbow to strike the suspect in the stomach and began screaming while the other female turned to see the second male moving towards her. Both women then began to scream and the two suspects fled on foot towards Madison Ave.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers 434-977-4000.

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