Teen Escapes Alleged Abduction Attempt

A teen girl escaped when a man tried to pull her into his vehicle in Barnstable, Massachusetts.


Police in Barnstable, Massachusetts, are investigating an attempted abduction.

Monday afternoon, a female teenager reported to police that she was followed down Putnam Avenue in Cotuit by a man in a pick-up truck. She said that the man exited the truck and tried to pull her into the vehicle, but she was able to escape.

The suspect is described as 5'10" to 6' tall with a thin build and dark brown/gray hair. He was driving a reddish/brown older model pick-up truck with rust and an extended cab.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Barnstable Police Department at 508-778-3820. 

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