WEST JORDAN, Utah (ABC4) — A woman allegedly attempted to abduct a 4-year-old girl at a West Jordan department store on Thursday, Sept. 21. Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect.
At around 9:30 p.m. that day, a woman “attempted to forcefully abduct” a 4-year-old girl from Ross Dress for Less in Jordan Landing.
The suspect is described as a dark-skinned female, around 5′-5’5″ tall, weighing around 200 pounds, with blonde-colored hair, “possibly dreadlocks or braids,” according to police.
Following the incident, the woman was reportedly seen getting into the passenger side of a light-colored SUV, which then left the area.
If you have any information, please contact West Jordan Police at 801-840-4000 and reference case number WJ23-50278.
“We encourage the community to always stay vigilant in watching out for their children and please contact the West Jordan Police Department if you notice any unusual circumstances,” a release states.
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