Attempted abduction near Alumni Mall
Virginia Tech Police are investigating an attempted abduction that took place early Friday. According to reports, at approximately 2:15 a.m. a female was walking from College Avenue, across Henderson Lawn, toward Alumni Mall. She was approached by two males who grabbed her and attempted to drag her toward a pickup truck on Alumni Mall. She was able to escape from them and ran away from the scene toward College Avenue.
The victim and witnesses described the suspects as Hispanic males, medium height and medium build, 25-35 years old, with brown hair. One was wearing blue jeans and a white T-shirt.
The suspects left the scene in a dark colored, regular cab pickup truck, and turned south onto Main Street. Witnesses were able to obtain a partial license tag from an unknown state, with the last four digits of 3330.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Virginia Tech Police at 231-6411.