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Witness prevents attempted abduction in West Loop, police say


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CHICAGO  — An onlooker foiled an abduction attempt in the West Loop Wednesday morning, according to police.

Just before 7:30 a.m., in the 200 block of S. Sangamon, a 30-year-old woman was on the sidewalk when a vehicle approached. Police said someone exited the car, grabbed the woman’s shoulder and attempted to lure her toward the vehicle with the three other individuals inside.

A witness was able to confront the offender, police said, causing the vehicle to flee northbound on Sangamon.

No additional details were released.

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No one is in custody. Anyone with information can leave an anonymous tip at cpdtip.com.


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