Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Syracuse Police are trying to locate a woman who was involved in what they are describing as a suspicious incident on the city’s Northside late Sunday night. Police say they want to check on the woman’s welfare.
The incident reportedly occurred in the 100 block of Mary Street.
Two neighbors told police that they saw a vehicle following a black woman who was crying and walking toward Park Street.
The neighbors told police that a man inside the vehicle told the woman to get in the car but she refused. The two began arguing until the man got out of the car and grabbed the woman by the shoulders, placing her in the passenger-side front seat.
After returning to the driver’s side, the observers said the man left the car again, went to the window, and slapped the woman.
The pair then drove off toward Park Street.
The neighbors told police that the woman is black and in her early 20s, 5-foot-6, and thin. They said she was wearing a light colored t-shirt at the time of the incident, along with blue jeans, and that she was wearing her hair in a ponytail.
They described the man as black, in his mid 30s, 6-foot-1, and thin. They said he was wearing a light colored t-shirt with a white symbol and lettering on the back, along with blue jeans.
Police said the observers did not know the precise make of the car, but said it was a newer model, white, with gray center molding and white New York license plates.
Anyone with information on the incident should call police at (315) 442-5222.