Possible attempted abduction reported in Sanpete County, officials say

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SANPETE COUNTY, Utah — The Sanpete County Sheriff’s Office responded to Mayfield on a report of a possible attempted abduction Monday night.

The reporting party told deputies that while she was walking near a roadway a white passenger car stopped abruptly next to her, according to the sheriff’s office.

The driver reportedly got out the car and pulled a gun – the victim was able to run away, according to the sheriff’s office.

The driver of the suspected vehicle is possibly Caucasian with broad shoulders and about 6 feet tall.

The car has been described as a newer white passenger car, possibly four doors.