MPD seeks help identifying victim, suspect in possible Riverwest abduction

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department has asked for the public’s help identifying and locating the victim and suspect involved in a possible abduction that took place Monday evening in the city’s Riverwest neighborhood.

Authorities say the possible abduction happened around 5:25 p.m. near Locust and Weil Streets in Riverwest. A witness observed the suspect grab the victim and force her into a vehicle against her will. The vehicle fled southbound on Weil Street.

The victim is described as an African-American or Hispanic woman, 20 to 30 years old, 5’6″ tall with long black hair, light complexion and medium build. She was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and tan pants.

The suspect is described as a white man, 20 to 30 years old, 6’0″ to 6’2″ tall and around 210-220 pounds with a large build and wavy brown hair pulled back into a ponytail. He was last seen wearing a hooded sweatshirt under a lighter jacket and blue jeans.

The suspect vehicle is described as a mid-2000s blue Hyundai Tucson SUV. The vehicle had gray trim around the vehicle and wheel wells.

If you have any information regarding the incident, call the Milwaukee Police Department at (414) 935-7360, or call Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS.

Suspect vehicle involved in possible abduction near Locust and Weil

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