Update: Female found unharmed; No evidence of criminal complaint
The Regina Police Service is asking for information from the public in its investigation into a possible abduction reported to police on Saturday, September 15, 2012. The possible victim is an adult female; the possible suspect is an adult male.
At approximately 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2012, police were dispatched to the 700 block of Rae Street for a report of a possible abduction. Preliminary investigation indicates an adult male pulled an adult female, who appeared to be resisting, from a house on the 700 block of Rae Street. The male put the woman into a van and started to drive away. The female then either got out or fell out of the van and may have been struck by the vehicle’s open door when the van backed up. She got into the van, crying and the vehicle left the area.
Witnesses describe the vehicle as a blue 2001 Dodge Caravan, SK licence number 9-3-6-I-L-N. The male suspect is described as Aboriginal, heavy set, about 5′ 7″ to 5′ 8″ tall, with short brown hair. The male was wearing a grey v-neck t-shirt and dark pants or sweatpants. The female is described as Aboriginal, thin build, about 110 pounds, with brown hair worn in a bun, wearing an orange tank top, shorts and flip-flops.
This incident is under investigation; police are trying to locate both individuals. Anyone who sees this van or persons matching the descriptions of the male or female, is asked to call the Regina Police Service at 777-6500 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. The Regina Police Service thanks the media and the public for their assistance in this matter.