03/06/2013 07:56 EST | Updated 05/06/2013 05:12 EDT

Kabelo Setlhong Charged; Attempted Abduction On Whyte Avenue

EDMONTON - Police have charged a 40-year-old Edmonton man after an alleged abduction attempt.

A 19-year-old woman was walking alone along Whyte Avenue around 4 a.m. Sunday when a man in a van stopped and tried to convince her to get in.

She ignored him, but the man allegedly grabbed her and tried to force her into the van.

She kicked and fought her way free, and was picked up by friend who were driving by.

Kabelo Setlhong has been charged with kidnapping and dangerous driving.

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