Sicamous RCMP seeking suspect in attempted abduction of 16-year-old girl

Victim jogging alone in Two Mile area, when approached by a man in a dark green pick-up truck.

Police are seeking the suspect in an attempted abduction of a 16 year old girl that occurred Sunday night near Sicamous.

The incident was reported to Sicamous RCMP on Aug. 17 at 9:09 p.m.

Investigating officers learned the girl had been jogging alone in the Two Mile area, when she was approached by a man in a dark green pick-up truck with two grey stripes on top.

The man, described as being in his mid-20s, with chin-length blonde hair and wearing a brown hat and a dark red shirt, asked the girl if she wanted a ride. When she declined, police say the man grabbed the girl. She fought off the attack and fled unharmed to a nearby residence.

Investigating officers conducted extensive patrols, but were unable to locate the suspect.

The matter is currently under investigation, and police are asking anyone who may have seen or know of a vehicle or person matching the above descriptions, to contact the local detachment at 250-836-2878, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.