Woman kidnapped, strangled, nearly raped during attack at Park Road Shopping Center

Police say a woman attacked at knife point and forced into her car while trying to get money from an ATM at the Park Road Shopping Center Friday morning.

Officers say it happened about 1 a.m. when a 22-year-old woman was getting money out of Fifth Street Bank ATM. They say a man walked up to ehr with a knife and forced his way into her car.

Police say the 22-year-old was choked and the man tried to rape her before she was able to break from him on Independence Blvd.

The suspect remains at large. Anyone with information is urged to contact Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.