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Fayetteville police looking for suspect in attempted child abduction

Posted October 29, 2020 8:19 p.m. EDT

— Fayetteville police said a man tried to abduct a 10-year-old girl when he came to the victim's house asking to come inside.

Police said they responded to the 300 block of Rosemary Drive at 4:47 p.m. on Thursday. Investigators said the juvenile answered the residence door when the man knocked on it. The man said he knew the victim's mother, who was upstairs at the time, and wanted to come inside.

When the girl attempted to shut the door, the suspect grabbed her arm and pulled her outside. The girl was able to get away from the suspect and run to a nearby store to call for help. The juvenile was unharmed.

The suspect is described as a Black man, between the ages of 30 and 40. He had short hair with lines cut into it. He also had a full beard and was wearing a black shirt with the letters "BLM" on the front, white jeans and a gold belt. He was last seen getting into the passenger seat of a small black car heading on Murchinson Road.

Anyone with information regarding this attempted abduction investigation is asked to contact Detective Bullard at 910-703-1948 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-8477.

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