Bridgeport, CT Police Seek Woman Suspected of Luring Teen Girl Into Car & Assaulting Her … Teen Jumps from Car (VIDEO)
TEEN GIRL JUMPS FROM CAR TO SAFETY OF ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION …
The Bridgeport police responded to the corner of Boston and Palisade avenues in Bridgeport at 7:15 a.m. on Monday to investigate reports of an attempted abduction. A 17 year old girl had jumped from a moving vehicle to escape her would be kidnapper. According to reports, the teen had been lured into the vehicle while walking to school by a woman and was then assaulted. Video surveillance captured the moment when the teen jumped from the vehicle. The hunt is on for the woman. The victim described the suspect as a Hispanic woman in her 40s, with black hair in a ponytail and freckles on her face. She was wearing a black leather jacket at the time.
Bridgeport, Connecticut, police are asking for the public’s help in locating a woman suspected of trying to abduct a 17-year-old girl and assaulting her before the victim ultimately rolled out of the car, police said.
Video surveillance police released shows a four-door sedan driving when the back right car door opens and a person who looks like a female tumbles out of the car. The suspect’s car then pulls a U-turn and doubles back on the opposite side of the road and keeps going.
The video shows the teenaged girl’s dramatic escape from what police call a would-be abduction.
The 17-year-old barrel rolled out of a moving Toyota, which proceeded to drive around town.
Bridgeport Police want your help in finding the driver, said to be a woman in her 40s.
It started at the corner of Boston and Palisade in Bridgeport.
The teen was walking to school early Monday morning when police say the driver of a charcoal gray Toyota lured her into the car, and started assaulting her.
The victim managed to bail and call police.
The Toyota then made a U-turn at Dover Street and traveled east on Boston Avenue, continuing into Stratford.
Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the Bridgeport Detective Jeff Holtz at 203-581-5293.