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By Chin Tung Tan,
WEST VALLEY, Utah ( ABC4 ) — West Valley police are searching for a suspect who reportedly pulled a gun on a woman, forced her into his car and attempted to assault her on Monday, May 22.
According to a press release, a woman stopped her car near 7600 West 5400 South to help someone she believed was a stranded individual at about 1:30 a.m. Monday.
Police say a light-colored sedan was pulled over the trunk with the emergency lights flashing, and a man was standing outside the vehicle.
After the woman got out of her car, the man reportedly pulled out a gun and forced the woman into the backseat of his vehicle. He then attempted to assault the woman, police say.
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The woman managed to escape and fled the scene in her vehicle.
Her dashcam captured the trunk of the suspect’s vehicle, possibly a Chevy Aveo, which had blue tape around the bumper area and did not have a license plate.
The woman described the suspect as a white or Hispanic man with a beard. He was reportedly wearing a beanie and a bright yellow shirt at the time of the incident.
Anyone with information about the suspect should contact West Valley City Police Major Crimes at firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-965-5200.
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