Police searching for suspects in attempted abduction

Grand Haven Public Safety
A July 31, 2017 photo of a Grand Haven Department of Public Safety vehicle.

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are searching for a group of suspects that tried to abduct a 17-year-old woman on Saturday afternoon.

It happened around 3:40 p.m. at Prospect Street east of Harbor Drive in Grand Haven, police said.

The victim was approached by a silver four-door sedan with tinted windows and a dent on the driver’s side front fender, possibly a Chevrolet, occupied by five white males in their 20s, according to a Grand Haven Department of Public Safety release.

The men invited the woman to join them in the vehicle and when she refused, one of the suspects got out and tried to pull her in by the arm, police said.

Police have released descriptions of two suspects in the incident.

One suspect was wearing a blue shirt with grey or khaki shorts, and has dark skin with brown eyes. He is a male in his 20s with a well-groomed beard and mustache and was originally sitting in the rear seat of the driver’s side.

The second suspect is a male in his 20s with brown hair and long sideburns with a muscular build. He was wearing salmon colored swim trunks and sandals without a shirt while sitting in the rear of the passenger side during the incident, police said.

The investigation in on-going.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Ottawa County Central Dispatch at 1.800.249.0911. or Silent Observer at 877.887.5368.