Attempted Abduction

A Winton Woods High School student was reportedly approached by a man who claimed to be a under-cover police officer.

At approximately 6:50 A.M the suspect told the female student that she needed to with him. She screamed and pulled free from the man when he grabbed her by the arm, she then ran to school where school officials called police.

The suspect was last seen on foot going east on West Kemper Road. He suspect is described as being a dark-skinned african american male, approximately 6'1, 160 pounds with a scraggly beard. He was wearing a black knit cap, dark blue coat, and dark pants.

For more information contact Detective Adam Pape of the Forest Park Police at 595-5220.