At 4:45 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 6, there was an attempted abduction at the corner of College Avenue and Powhatan Street. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 20 to 40 years old, with short black hair and wearing a dark colored shirt. He speaks with heavy Hispanic accent. The suspect was driving a 2006 blue Chevrolet van with a ladder rack located on top the vehicle. The van had Virginia license plates No. WPJ7283.
If you have seen the van or someone matching this description, or if you have any information about this incident, please contact UMW Police at 540-654-1025 or 4444 from any campus phone.
DO NOT approach this suspect.