Stranger tries to abduct woman, 36, grabbing, forcing her to ground before she manages to break free

Stranger grabs female walker and forces her to the ground in terrifying abduction attempt during her afternoon walk – as cops release picture of the attacker

Police investigating the attempted abduction of a woman walking in a park have released a computer-generated image of the alleged attacker. 

A 36-year-old woman was out for a stroll in Melbourne’s Churchill National Park on Saturday when she was approached from behind by a man at around 4.15pm.

The woman had parked her car and was walking along a track when the man grabbed her around the waist.

The assailant also put his hand over her mouth and attempted to drag her to the ground.

Police have issued a computer-generated image (pictured) of the alleged attacker of a woman who was walking in a park

The woman from Dandenong North managed to break free and run from the area, after which she call the police.

She was not physically injured during the attempted abduction.

Detectives have released an image of a man they want to speak to about the assault.

A woman was walking in Churchill National Park on Saturday when she was approached from behind by a man at around 4.15pm, in an alleged abduction attempt

A woman was walking in Churchill National Park on Saturday when she was approached from behind by a man at around 4.15pm, in an alleged abduction attempt

He is said to be African in appearance, about 183cm tall, aged between 20-40 years old and was wearing a grey beanie and grey jumper.

Anyone who saw the incident, has dashcam footage or any other information that could help the police’s enquiries is can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or do so confidentially here.  

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