Detroit woman reports abduction, sexual assault

A woman told Detroit police that she was sexually assaulted by a man who approached her last weekend when she was shoveling snow.

The 33-year-old woman said she was outside around 9:30 a.m. Saturday on the 17500 block of Plainview when a man approached her and produced a weapon. Detroit Police Sgt. Eren Stephens said the man forced her into a vehicle and drove to an isolated location on the city’s west side. He sexually assaulted her, police said.

The woman was released and the man drove away in the vehicle, which was later recovered by police. Authorities are investigating.

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Posted by Tribune News Services

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