Police investigate possible abduction attempt

London police headquarters on Dundas St. file photo by Miranda Chant, Blackburn News

London police are investigating after a possible attempted abduction in the downtown late last week.

A woman told police that she was inside a store near Wellington Street and Dundas Street around 2:30 p.m. last Friday when two men approached her two children. The kids were inside the woman’s vehicle, which was parked outside of the store.

One man allegedly stopped his vehicle directly behind the parked vehicle, while the other was on foot. Both men tried to open the rear door of the vehicle, but were unsuccessful.

No one was physically hurt during this incident.

The first man is described as Caucasian, approximately 6’0”, 200 lbs, 40 to 50-years-old, with shoulder-length hair. He was wearing a brown trench-coat and black pants. The second man is described as Caucasian, approximately 5’ 9”, 30 to 40-years-old,with a medium build, short black hair and was clean shaven. He was wearing a white short-sleeved shirt, brown pants, and running shoes.

The vehicle that was used was a silver sedan, possibly a Nissan Altima.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police are 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).