Police seek help after attempted abduction in Carine

MIRRABOOKA Detectives need the public�s help after a man grabbed and held a woman against her will in Carine on Thursday, May 21.

Around 7pm, a 35-year-old woman was running around Carine Open Space.

The woman ran south from the car park toward Reid Highway and then around towards Monyash Road, across the oval and onto the footpath.

A man driving a white Ute – similar to a Holden Rodeo – parked his car on the verge on Monyash Road and walked towards the victim.

The woman noticed the man at the intersection of Monyash Road and Lake Carine Garden.

As they were passing each other, the man grabbed the woman and put his hand across her mouth.

She struggled and started screaming.

The man ran off and got into his car.

The car was last seen driving north on Monyash Road.

A description of the man says he is 20 to 30-years-old, with fair skin, approximately 173cms tall, with a stocky build, dark hair, with beard stubble and he had dirty hands.

He was wearing a dark hooded jumper and tracksuit pants.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.