Portsmouth detectives need help to find suspect who abducted teen

Posted at 6:48 PM, Feb 06, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-07 16:01:03-05

Portsmouth, Va. - Portsmouth Police need your help to find a man who they say abducted a 15-year-old girl on Wednesday.

They say this happened in the area of Columbus Avenue and Lincoln Street at around 7:30 p.m.

The victim told police that she was walking in the area when the suspect tried to convince her to come to his car.

When she refused, he got out of the car and forced her inside. Police say he then drove to the 1100 block of Portsmouth Blvd. The teen struggled with the suspect and was able to fight him off and she got away.

Police say the suspect was last seen driving a 4-door, red vehicle with tinted rear windows and tan seats.

If you have any information about this case, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.