Abbotsford Police have some fresh information on what appeared to have been an attempted abduction on Marshall Road.
The female complainant, a 33-year-old woman, has come forward to say the “incident did not occur as she originally described.”
She goes on to say she regrets any undue alarm she caused the police or the public.
The alleged incident took place around 10 p.m. on September 18.
The woman said she was walking in the are of Marshall and McCallum Roads when a man in a blue van asked her if she wanted a ride.
She said the man drove by a second time and again offered a ride.
She had told police that shortly after she had felt a hand grab her but she managed to break free and run for safety.
The report of the incident came on the heels of another attempted abduction involving a teenage girl, there was some concern in the community.