Police search for suspect in child abduction

Com­pos­ite sketch of the sus­pect

Po­lice are try­ing to identi­fy a man who ab­duc­ted a 15-year-old girl from an Up­per Holmes­burg street, drove her to a nearby park, slapped her in the face and re­turned her to her neigh­bor­hood.

The ab­duc­tion oc­curred on Oct. 29 at about 8:30 a.m. on the 8700 block of Marsden St. A man driv­ing a blue, two-door older mod­el sedan grabbed the girl and forced her in­to his car. He then drove her to the area of the boat ramp at Delaware and Linden av­en­ues, where he slapped her face.

The man later re­turned the girl to her neigh­bor­hood, where she ran home and re­por­ted the in­cid­ent, po­lice said. Po­lice did not spe­cify if the girl suffered in­jur­ies.

She de­scribed the as­sail­ant as white, 50 to 60 years old, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and with a me­di­um build. He has a light com­plex­ion and dirty blond hair. He was clean shaven and wore a black leath­er jack­et, torn Navy blue jeans and black and white Nike sneak­ers.

His car was de­scribed as a blue, two-door older mod­el with scratches on the side and leo­pard print seat cov­ers and steer­ing wheel cov­er.

Call the Spe­cial Vic­tims Unit at 215-685-3251 to re­port in­form­a­tion. ••

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