Police investigate attempted abduction near Missouri State campus

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Police are investigating an attempted abduction near the Missouri State campus Wednesday morning.

The incident happened around 4 a.m. Police say a woman was going to her apartment on East Walnut Street when the man grabbed her. She escaped and ran to a nearby Kum and Go for help.

Police describe the attacker as a white man with a reddish-brown beard, thought to be in his early 30's. He wore a dark-blue hoodie and black-leather gloves.

If you know anything about this incident call the Springfield Police Department.

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