UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County police are looking for a suspect who they say tried to abduct a 16-year-old girl Thursday evening.
It happened around 5 p.m. on November 6 in the 1700 block of Robert Lewis Avenue.
The teenage girl was walking by a basketball court on her way home when a man grabbed her and tried to force her into nearby woods, according to police. She was able to pull away from the suspect and was not hurt, police said.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'6" and 130 lbs. He was wearing a gray beanie and a gray and yellow jacket, according to police.
Detectives will canvass the area Friday evening starting at 5.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Regional Investigation Division – Central at (301) 390-2160. Callers can remain anonymous by calling CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).