Attempted abduction in York-Poquoson may involve IOW suspect

Posted at 2:39 PM, Nov 19, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-20 06:54:06-05

York County, Va. - A York County teen says the man depicted in the Isle of Wight abductor sketch tried to take her last week.

The girl's father tells NewsChannel 3 that she recognized the man's face on TV Monday night.

The girl says the man was waiting for her as she got off the bus in the Skimono Farms subdivision last Tuesday.

Investigators say a neighbor scared him off when she walked up to find out what was going on.

Both the girl and the neighbor tell deputies the man was driving a two-door silver Chevy - the same car the Isle of Wight abductor drove.

"He said he and his wife had found a dog that matched my dog's description and he asked my neighbor's daughter to go with him and pick the dog up, but he had no wife with him. He had no dog with him."

Isle of Wight investigators say at this point, it would be a stretch to connect the same man with the two incidents.

Captain Rick Gaddis says they are keeping an open mind, but treating this like any other lead.

If you have any information for deputies, call the Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up.