Mississauga – Officers from the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau are investigating an attempt abduction which occurred in Mississauga.
On Saturday, November 7, 2015, at 1:45 a.m., a 22 year-old female was grabbed by an unknown male while walking in the area of Fallingbrook Drive and Windsor Hill Boulevard, Mississauga. The suspect began pulling and dragging the victim toward a vehicle which was parked at the intersection. The victim screamed, at which point the suspect released her. The suspect fled to his vehicle and proceeded eastbound on Windsor Hill Boulevard.
The incident was reported to police on Sunday, November 8, 2015. Investigators have recovered video surveillance in the area that captured the incident and are in the process of making it available for public viewing.
The suspect is described as male, 22 to 29 years of age, possibly Middle Eastern descent with an olive complexion, 5’10” tall with an average build, square shaped face and dark hair. He was wearing a dark grey hoodie and lighter grey track pants. The vehicle is described as white, unknown make or model, but appeared to be in good condition.
Investigators are appealing to the public for assistance. If you have any information in relation to this incident please contact the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121, ext. 1133. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca, or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word “PEEL” and then your tip.
Police would also like to take this opportunity to remind members of the public to always be aware of their surroundings and to report any suspicious persons or activity. Have a cell phone readily accessible in case of an emergency. When walking, ensure someone knows your route and your anticipated time of arrival. If walking in the evening hours, stay in well-lit areas, and if possible, walk with a partner.