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Overland Park police investigating attempted abduction, seek suspect

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Police are investigating after an 18-year-old woman said she was grabbed from behind in the driveway of a home at about 3:30 Tuesday afternoon.

Police say a man grabbed the teenager near 158th and Nash. The woman says she was grabbed from behind by a man while in the driveway and was able to scream, which sent the man fleeing.

Police say the man was last seen in the area in a work van with flat red paint. Investigators are looking for a Hispanic male with spiky hair between the age of 40 or 50. He is described as heavy set and stands 5 foot 9 and was reportedly seen wearing a long-sleeve blue shirt with an animal design on it, jean shorts and burgundy shoes.

If you can lead police to the suspect or the van, please give them a call or call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.