Police search for joggers after RAF Marham abduction attempt

An RAF police poster at the RAF Marham airbase following an attempted abduction of an RAF officer in

An RAF police poster at the RAF Marham airbase following an attempted abduction of an RAF officer in July. Photo: Submitted - Credit: Archant

Police investigating the attempted abduction of an officer near RAF Marham on July 20 are searching for joggers who were running in the area that day.

Detective Superintendent Paul Durham, from Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation holds a press con

Detective Superintendent Paul Durham, from Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation holds a press conference in Marham to coincide with the one week anniversary of the attempted abduction of an RAF Serviceman at Marham, releasing e-fit images of the suspects (embargoed until 1pm on 27/7/16). Officers also carry out enquiries near the scene (vehicle enquirie photos are embargoed until 4pm 27/7/16). - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2016

The RAF officer, who is still off work after the attempted kidnap, was running on Squires Hill at around 3pm when the attack happened.A man of Middle Eastern appearance tried to drag him into a dark car, believed to be a Ford Galaxy.

The officer, who is in his 20s, fought him off and ran away. Another man got out of the car to help the attacker and they drove off.

Police said earlier this week that the CCTV they have found so far was 'sporadic'.

But the RAF Police have circulated a poster on the base with a CCTV image of a jogger who they think may be able to help.

Have you seen these men? Police release E-fits of RAF Marham suspects. Picture Norfolk Police

Have you seen these men? Police release E-fits of RAF Marham suspects. Picture Norfolk Police - Credit: Archant

The image was put out at the request of Norfolk Constabulary, who are leading the investigation.


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A Norfolk Police spokespersons said: 'CCTV enquiries revealed a number of joggers in the area on that day – seen running to and from the base – so we know they were RAF personnel. Images were circulated internally at Marham in a bid to identify them – the images were also shared on a closed Facebook site.'

•Anyone with information should contact Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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