Police looking for man in connection with attempted abduction of teenage girl

Posted at 1:26 PM, Nov 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-06 10:30:02-05

Composite sketch of the suspect (Photo: VBPD)

Virginia Beach, Va. - Police need your help to identify a man who is accused of trying to abduct a teenager.

It happened on November 1 around 11:00 a.m. in the 900 block of Diamond Springs Road.

The victim, 17, was walking down Diamond Springs Road towards Wesleyan Drive when the suspect offered her a ride and attempted to grab the teen.

Police released a composite sketch of the subject--who is described as a black male in his 30's, around 6'3" with a thin, muscular build.  He was last seen wearing green tennis shoes, sweat pants and a t-shirt.

Authorities say he drives a blue or black Navigator SUV.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call the Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or by texting “VBTIP” and the information to CRIMES (274637).

Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.