5.21.13 Reported Abduction

21 May 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

At approximately 8:50 a.m. 5/21/13 Lancaster County Wide Communications received a call from a female reporting she had been forced into the trunk of a vehicle by two male suspects. According to the victim, this occurred somewhere within the City of Lancaster. Through the victim's communications via her cell phone, it was determined that the victim and vehicle were probably driven to the Lancaster County Central Park. Approx. 15-20 minutes after the initial call, officers located the victim and vehicle, a red Chrysler sedan, in the Kiwanis area of the County Park. The suspects were not located. The victim, a 33-year-old Lancaster County woman, sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. A search for the suspects is ongoing. All entrances to the Lancaster County Central Park are closed at this time. City Police are being assisted by PA State Police, PSP Aviation Unit, Red Rose K9, Lancaster County Sheriff's Dept., and numerous county police agencies. The suspects were described by the victim as:

1. White male, shoulder length dark hair, last seen wearing a black shirt and grey sweatpants

2. Black male, balding, white t-shirt, black pants

Anyone with information is urged to call Lancaster City Police at (717) 735-3300 or Lancaster City-County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913. You can also click the Submit a Tip button on our website, www.lancasterpolice.com, or Text a Tip to Crime Stoppers by texting LANCS plus your message to 847411. Tipsters may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names.    

 


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