Kensett PD searches for man after trying to abduct woman

KENSETT, AR (KAIT) – Police in White County tell Region 8 News they are looking for a man after he tried to abduct a woman on Sunday night.

Kensett Police Chief John Pollard said at around 7:30 p.m., the man tried to pick up a 20-year-old woman and force her into his vehicle.

She escaped by running into a nearby home on SW 2nd Street and North Street.

Police said the suspect is a black man who they believe is in his 20s. They also believe he has short black hair, was wearing a dark-colored jacket, and may be driving in a Dodge Intrepid.

If you have any information you are urged to contact Kensett police at (501)-742-5454.

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