Williams Lake RCMP responded to a report of an attempted abduction that occurred Wednesday January 9th near the Treehouse apartments on 2nd Ave. N. in the early evening.
The suspect is described as being a shorter, heavy set Caucasian male, 50 years old, wearing a blue denim jacket with a red and black plaid shirt and a black hat.
A local female was walking down 2nd Ave N when an unknown male asked her for a smoke. After she offered a smoke the male grabbed her arm and tried to take control of her. The female kicked the male to free herself where she ran to safety to report the incident.
Williams Lake RCMP remind the public that it is best practice to walk with a friend, walk without earphones in, and walk in well lite areas to help ensure your safety.
If anyone has any information, please contact the Williams Lake RCMP at 250-392-6211 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Crime stoppers also subscribes to web tips at www.bccrimestopppers.com
Cst. Joel Kooger
Media Relations Officer
Williams Lake RCMP