Teen escapes kidnap attempt

Friday, December 30, 2016 - 09:00

The search is on for two men wanted in connection with the failed abduction of a teenaged girl this morning.

Officials from the anti-kidnapping unit are investigating a report in which a 17-year-old girl was almost abducted from her home this morning.

Police say that around five this morning, the teenager was sitting with a family member outside her home along Oropouche Road, Valencia when they were accosted by two masked men.

The relative managed to escape, but the grabbed the girl and took her into some bushes. Officers were told that the men were later seen trying to force the victim into a white Nissan B-11 at Valencia old road.

However, on realizing they had been spotted, the men dropped the girl and entered the vehicle and escaped.