Hunt is up for Indiana man, 55, who kidnapped a woman while changing a tape

Hunt is up for Indiana man, 55, who abducted a woman while changing a band and sexually assaulting her near a Girl Scout camp

  • Paul Etter, 55, is wanted for kidnapping and assaulting a woman in his 20's in Tippecanoe County Saturday
  • Officials saw Etter take the woman against her will after seeing her change from a flat tire on a road
  • Etter let the victim go to a different location hours later before he fled
  • In the middle of the manhunt, a Facebook user who claimed to be Etter posted a response to the attack
  • The author of the comment claimed that the victim was drunk and that & # 39; the devil came to me & # 39;
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Did you see H im? Indiana police are looking for Paul Etter, 55, who is accused of abducting and sexually abusing a woman in her 20s

Did you see H im? Indiana police are looking for Paul Etter, 55, who is accused of abducting and sexually abusing a woman in her 20s

In Indiana, a large-scale manhunt is underway for a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman after abducting her when she changed a band at a Girl Scout camp in Indiana.

According to the Sheriff office in Tippecanoe County, 55-year-old Paul Etter traveled more than five kilometers east of the Interstate 65 neighborhood after seeing a woman in her twenties who repaired her car on Saturday.

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Instead of helping her, officials say Etter kidnapped the stranded motorist and took her to a remote location in the 700 block of South Tippecanoe County Road 775 East.

Sheriff Bob Goldsmith said the suspect was holding the woman against her will and sexually abusing her near the local Girl Scout camp. Journal & Courier.

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A K9 dog is pictured while participating in the whiskers at Etter in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, during the weekend

A K9 dog is pictured while participating in the whiskers at Etter in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, during the weekend

A K9 dog is pictured while participating in the whiskers at Etter in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, during the weekend

Officials say Etter kidnapped the victim after seeing her change a band on Saturday

A helicopter is seen in the air looking for Etter, who let the victim leave hours later
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A helicopter is seen in the air looking for Etter, who let the victim leave hours later

A helicopter is seen in the air looking for Etter, who let the victim leave hours later

There were no children on site at the time of the incident.

At one point, the victim managed to escape, but Etter reportedly caught up with her and locked her up again.

Around 5 pm Etter drove the woman to another location and let her go. She called 911 shortly thereafter to report the abduction and assault.

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Five different police authorities joined forces in the search for Etter, which brought helicopters, drones and K9 dogs in the initial phase. DECREASE.

Sunday afternoon, while officers drained the area to Etter, the station WLFI reported that a Facebook user claiming to be the wanted man commented on the attack.

A Facebook user who claimed to be Etter posted a comment about the Sunday attack

A Facebook user who claimed to be Etter posted a comment about the Sunday attack

A Facebook user who claimed to be Etter posted a comment about the Sunday attack

& # 39; The devil was very drunk that she was driving her wrecked car with only two tires left, & # 39; was the message. & # 39; I asked her if she needed help and the devil came to me. I apologize to my friends, community, law enforcement officers and especially my family for making this incident. I am now only a danger to myself. & # 39;

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The sheriff's office investigates whether the mail actually came from Etter.

Etter is not localized from Monday afternoon. He is described as white, stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 170 pounds.

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