Attempted kidnapping near Miami University

Amber Jenkins- email

OXFORD, OH (FOX19)-- Police are looking for two suspects they believe tried to kidnap a Miami University student.

Oxford police says that a 20-year-old female was walking home around 4:00am on South Beach Road. The female was then grabbed from behind by two males. They suspects attempted to put her in a white van, but she was able to get away and run home to alert authorities.

The victim described one of the suspects as a white male who was 20-years-old. he wore a dark ball cap, short sleeve shorts and jeans.

The vehicle was described as a white work type van with a sliding door.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Oxford Police at 513-524-5240 or 513-524-5258.

Oxford police reminds students and residents to practice good safety habits like being aware of your surroundings, not walking home alone at night and having an escape plan for dangerous situations.