VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Updated: More details regarding the abduction attempt that took place on April 26 have been released. 

According to Vigo County Sheriff John Plasse, the victim was in their car and crossed paths with the suspect on Riley Road near E Moyer Drive around 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26. 

The driver stopped the vehicle because they thought they had hit a dog that had run out into the road. While the victim was stopped, the suspect, armed with a knife, allegedly forced the victim to drive through southeastern Vigo County and eventually stopped on State Road 246. 

No injuries have been reported and the investigation is still ongoing. Law enforcement is working to gather eyewitness accounts, or video footage in the areas that the victim and suspect traveled through. 

The Vigo County Sheriff’s Department is requesting anyone with any information to report it. Anyone that may have information regarding a male subject walking (possibly with a dog) in the area of Riley Road and E. Moyer Drive around 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26, is asked to please contact Detective McAdams at 812-462-3226.

Original: The Vigo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted abduction that happened Wednesday morning.

Sheriff John Plasse says the suspect is a white male in his 30s, about 5’6″ to 5’7″ tall, with a thin build, and has dark brown, short hair.

The sheriff says the suspect was last seen wearing a blue hoodie sweatshirt with blue jeans and was last seen in the area of Briggs Street north of State Road 246.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective George McAdams at 812–462-3226 extension 7326.