Police report attempted kidnapping on Lake Street

A woman averted an attempted kidnapping at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19 at the 300 block of West Lake Street, police said.

According to the police advisory: An adult woman visited a store on Lake to retrieve a package. As she approached the door, a man grabbed her wrist and pulled her, saying “Get in the car.” She pulled away and made it inside the store. All the men who had gathered in front of the store left in a vehicle. The woman was not injured.

Police said the man who grabbed the woman was 18-25 years old, and described the suspects as Somali men who fled in a light-colored car.

Anyone with information can call the Tips Line at 692-8477 or text MPD and the tip to 847411 (Tip 411). MPD Tip 411 is anonymous.