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IUPUI issues alert after attempted kidnapping at White River State Park

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INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 3, 2014) – Police at IUPUI have issued an alert after a reported kidnapping attempt at White River State Park.

According to IU Police-Indianapolis, the incident happened Tuesday just before 11:30 a.m. at the White River State Park surface parking lot. A woman says a man approached her, battered her and tried to force her to get into a car. He said he had a gun but never showed it. The case is being investigated by Indiana State Police.

Anyone with information about the case should call Crime Stoppers at 800-262-TIPS (8477).