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Elgin Police Investigating Attempted Abduction

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ELGIN, Ill. (STMW) — Elgin police are looking for someone who allegedly tried kidnapping a woman from her vehicle Friday night.

The woman, whose exact age was not immediately known, was sitting in her vehicle at a parking lot about 8 p.m. in the 1400 block of North Randall Road when a male approached and opened one of the doors, Elgin police said in a statement.

He started hitting the woman on her head, but she fought him off and ran to get help, police said. She did not need medical treatment.

Police were not releasing a description of the male.

Anyone with information on the incident should call the police department’s Major Investigations Division at (847) 289-2600.

People can give anonymous tips by calling (847) 695-4195, or by texting 847411 and including “ELGINPD” in the beginning of the text.

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