Greenacres police are searching for an abduction suspect

GREENACRES, Fla. - A search is underway by Greenacres police to find a man who tried to abduct a woman at the corner of Haverhill Road and 10th Avenue North.

Police say that on April 26th at 6:25 a-m a 19-year-old woman was walking along 10th Avenue North when a man driving a dark-colored car, thought to be a Nissan Altima, approached.

Officers say that the man first offered her a ride and then displayed a small handgun and ordered the victim into the car.

The car stopped at Lakewood Road and Beverly Drive and the victim was able to escape.

The suspect, according to police, speaks perfect English and Spanish and goes by the name of Julio.

Police say that the suspect has a tribal-style tattoo on his right bicep.

Anyone with information about the attempted abduction is asked to call the Greenacres police at 561-642-2160 or Crime Stoppers at 800-458 TIPS.