WATCH: Terrifying moment man attempts to abduct woman, forcing her into car

Police have released terrifying CCTV footage showing the moment a man attempts to abduct a woman, dragging her into his car after snatching her off a Canberra street.

The shocking footage was uploaded to social media by ACT Police on Thursday in an attempt to track down those involved.

“About 6.45pm, two females were walking in Esperance Street, Red Hill when a silver Commodore approached them,” police said in a statement.


“CCTV vision shows the male driver exiting the vehicle and approaching one of the females before grabbing her by the hair and trying to force her into the car.

“The male tried multiple times to force the female inside the vehicle, however she managed to get out of the vehicle and leave with the second female.”

Police said they don’t know whether the females and male driver are known to each other.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have any information that could assist are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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