RCMP are investigating the attempted abduction of a 15 year old girl in Nanaimo.
It happened between 11 and 11:30 at night on Feb. 20th, outside a Boundary Avenue apartment block where the girl lives.
Police are just releasing the information now, asking for the public’s help after exhausting other leads in the case.
The girl told police she was taking out the garbage when a man appeared from the side of the building.
The man walked up behind her, placed a hand on her shoulder and forcing her to walk north towards Crescent View Drive.
The two walked through the paved pathway where the girl jumped a fence and got away.
She ran to the front door of a home on Meredith where she received refuge.
The suspect male is described as:
- First Nations, approximately 6 ft. 2 to 6 ft. 4 with a “solid” build
- black hair , with bangs that hang low over his forehead
- red hoodie, pulled tight around his face
- black or blue jeans
- chain from hip pocket to front loop
- black cloth/mask concealing the lower half of his face