Red Flag: Akron police probe attempted abduction of teenage girl

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Akron police are urging vigilance  after the attempted luring of a teenage girl.

It happened Monday afternoon around 4PM in the 900 block of Berwin Street.

A 16-year-old told police she was walking in the area when she was approached by a white man. The man asked the teen if they could talk then demanded that she get into his car. The teen immediately screamed, turned away, and the suspect fled.

The suspect is a white male, 40 - 45 years old, gray thinning hair, with a stubble beard and mustache and was wearing a blue shirt. He was driving a burgundy Chrysler Sebring, 4 doors, with a black convertible top.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Akron police department.

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