UPDATE: Manhunt Underway After Reported Abduction Attempt in Faribault County
FARIBAULT COUNTY- The search continues for a man who allegedly tried to abduct a woman Friday afternoon near a rest area on I–90, northwest of Blue Earth.
Law enforcement are searching for the suspect from the sky and on the ground using K–9 units.
KEYC News 12 is told the suspect tried to pull a woman into the woods while she was walking on the trail around 4 p.m. Friday, but that the woman was able to resist, and is safe.
The man is believed to be on foot and is described as a white man with blonde hair, wearing khaki shorts and a red t-shirt.
Authorities add he stands between 5'11'' and 6' tall with numerous tattoos, including one of a scorpion on his right forearm.
No age description has been shared of the individual.
The Faribault County Sheriff's Office says he was last seen on the trail that connects Blue Earth to the eastbound rest area.
The search will resume Saturday morning if the suspect has not yet been found.
- KEYC News 12