Madison Woman Says Stranger Tried to Pull Her Into a Van

Posted Wednesday, March 20. 2013 --- 10:35 a.m.

Incident Report from the Madison Police Department:

Incident Type: Suspicious Person

Incident Date: 03/17/2013 - 11:45 PM

Address: 900 block S. Park St.

Suspect(s): Male, black, hair worn in dreadlocks, chubby face, driving a boxy, newer model blue minivan.

Victim(s): Female, age 33, Madison

Details: A 33-year old Madison woman said a stranger tried to pull her into his minivan Sunday night. She was walking in the 900 block of S. Park St. when the man pulled up and offered her a ride. When she ignored him, he got out and grabbed her arm, trying to pull her toward his vehicle.

She broke away, ran, and was able to find someone out walking a dog, and this person helped her summon police. An officer gave the victim a ride home. She last saw the van heading south on S. Park St.

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