Columbia Police Investigate Attempted Abduction

The Columbia Police Department is asking citizens to remain vigilant has they continue to investigate an attempted abudction that occurred on January 25.

Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Greenwood Avenue. A 27 year old female victim had been walking along the roadway when the driver of vehicle pulled up alongside her and began talking to her before grabbing her hair and pulling her towards the driver’s side window. She was able to break away and run to safety.


The vehicle is described as a early 2000’s model gold or tan Honda Odyssey.

The driver is described as a heavyset white male, 30 to 40 years old with dark hair and a full, short beard.

Anyone with information is asked to contact law enforcement or CrimeStoppers.

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