Two Men Tried To Kidnap A Woman In Broad Daylight In Adelaide Yesterday

Feb 8, 2019


Police are seeking info from the public after two men in a car attempted to snatch a woman of a city street on Thursday afternoon.

According to SAPOL:

Just before 3pm on Thursday 7 February, a woman was walking on South Terrace about to cross the road about 50 metres west of East Terrace, when two men in a white twin cab utility pulled up next to her.

The passenger opened the car door, reached out and grabbed the woman by the arm and said,"Get in".  As he did this, the driver of the ute was laughing.

The woman pulled away quickly breaking the man's grip and ran off in the other direction. The two men in the ute then drove off towards East Terrace.

The woman was not injured but scared and shaken from the ordeal.

Eastern Adelaide Detectives are investigating the incident and the motive behind the assault.

The male passenger is described as being of Caucasian appearance, approximately 40 to 50-years-old of medium build and pale complexion. He was balding, with white stubble on the lower part of his chin. He was wearing a white singlet with black markings on the front and shorts.

The driver of the ute is described as being a male of Caucasian appearance, approximately 40 to 50-years-old but slightly older than the passenger, of medium build and a pale complexion. He was also balding and also had stubble on his face which is described as being ‘fuller’ than the passengers. He was wearing a dark blue or purple singlet with sunglasses hanging from the front.

The two cab white utility is described as and older style with an empty unpainted aluminium tray on the back.   No make or registration details are currently known.

Police are requesting anyone who may have information on this or any similar incidents, or may know the vehicle or the persons involved to please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at