The incident took place at around 11 p.m. ET Thursday night near Marketplace Drive and Route 24.
Police say a woman pulled over to help a man who was waving from the side of the road.
That man then forced his way into her vehicle, drove her to Abingdon and tried to sexually assault her.
The culprit, who said his name was “Thomas,” is a black male between 40 and 60 years of age.
He is roughly 5’9″ tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Detective Sergeant Jim Lockard at 410-638-4500.