Armed man attempts abduction near BMA

Posted at 12:28 PM, Jan 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-01 06:28:46-05

An armed man tried to force a woman into a van near the Baltimore Museum of Art, police said. 

Police said on January 26 just before 7 p.m. a man driving a silver van approached a woman walking in the 3200 block of North Charles Street, close to Johns Hopkins University and the Baltimore Museum of Art.

The suspect, described as a white man, pointed a semi-automatic handgun at the woman and demanded she get in the van. The woman fled and later called police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro Crime Stoppers, at 1-866-7LOCKUP