Attempted Abduction

Missouri State University’s Safety and Transportation Department is warning of an attempted off-campus abduction near MSU early this morning.

According to a public safety alert sent by the department,  a woman was walking to her apartment in the 700 block of E. Walnut at around 4 a.m. when a man attempted to grab her.  She was able to get away and ran to the Kum & Go at Elm and Kimbrough for help.

The suspect is described as in his early 30s with a reddish-brown beard, wearing a dark blue hoodie and black leather gloves.