MARION – The Marion Police Department is asking for the public’s help regarding an attempted abduction Wednesday.
According to officials, a 15-year-old girl was walking in the area of Fifth Avenue and 20th Street around 4:15 p.m. when she was approached by three men in their early 20′s in a newer black four door vehicle. Two of the men got out of the vehicle, grabbed the girl and attempted to put her into the vehicle, police said. The girl began to kick and scream, causing the men to release her and take off. Authorities said she was not injured.
Anyone in the area at the time of the attempted abduction, or have knowledge regarding this incident is asked to call the Marion Police Department, (319) 377-1511 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at (800) 272-7463.