Possible child abduction in Abbotsford

ON Monday at at 8:54 p.m., Abbotsford Police responded to a possible child abduction attempt at a residence in the 2700-block of Maple Street.

Police received information that an unknown male broke into a residence and attempted to pull a child out of a ground floor bedroom window. The child broke free and did not receive any injuries.

Police officers, the Integrated Police Dog Services and the Forensic Identification Unit attended the residence. The Abbotsford Police’s Major Crime Unit has now taken over this investigation.

Police said there is no further information at this time and they will update the public once further information is received.

Abbotsford Police said they were releasing this preliminary information to the public as a precaution and to remind citizens to lock their doors and windows, and report any suspicious activity.

The Major Crime Unit detectives are seeking witnesses and surveillance or dashcam footage from those who may be able to assist. If you have any information, you are requested to call the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225.