Nanaimo RCMP are looking for two men in a silver four-door car after an alleged attempted abduction took place Thursday afternoon.

Police say a 21-year-old woman told them she was walking in the area of Lambert Avenue and Harewood Road around 2:30 p.m. when a car pulled up and the driver asked for directions.

When she tried to walk away, the passenger rear door opened, and another man grabbed her arm and attempted to pull her into the vehicle. She managed to free herself by kicking the man.As she ran towards home, turning around to see the vehicle heading towards 5th Street.

As she ran towards home, she turned around to see the vehicle heading towards 5th Street.

Both suspects are believed to be Middle Eastern. The driver might be in his late 20’s. The passenger had dark facial hair and a tattoo on his forearm.

The car they were driving was a shiny, silver four-door car with a “long front” and “shiny new rims”.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345.