Greeley police investigating attempted abduction

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GREELEY, Colo. – Police in Greeley are investigating a report of an attempted abduction that happened Wednesday evening.

A woman told police she was in the parking lot of the Greeley-Evans Alternative Program building on 10th Avenue around 5:20 p.m.

She was walking to the Safeway in the same block. As she approached the northwest corner of the building, a man came up to her speaking Spanish, said police spokeswoman Sgt. Susan West.

The woman answered him and then he grabbed her by the arm and tried to pull her to a car, West said. The woman was able to break free and ran to the Safeway.

The man is described as Hispanic between 30 and 40 years told. He is about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. The woman said he was wearing a light blue hat that was turned backward, a green jacket and blue jeans, West said.

He was seen getting into a brown, newer model Honda Accord or a Toyota Camry type vehicle before leaving the area.