Police: Woman escapes abduction attempt in Madison

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MADISON, Tenn. (WKRN)- Metro police say an 18-year-old woman narrowly escaped an attempted abduction in Madison early Wednesday morning.

It happened in the 100 block of Wiley Street around 3:30 a.m.

Metro police told News 2 the victim was walking home from the store when two men pulled up next to her and tried to drag her into their car.

The male passenger placed the woman on his lap, which is when she elbowed him in the ribs and was able to escape.

The suspects were described as two white men in a black car.

No additional information was immediately released.

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