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Harnett Teen Fights Off Attempted Abduction

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HARNETT COUNTY, N.C. — Authorities in Harnett County need your help to find a person who allegedly tried to abduct a 15-year-old girl.

According to the sheriff's office, a man tried to force the teen into a vehicle in the Carolina Seasons subdivision, located west of Highway 87 near Ponderosa Road.

Investigators said the teen was able to fight off the suspect and escape.

Authorities are looking for a white male in his late teens or early 20s. He is approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall with blond hair. The man was driving a newer medium-sized Ford truck with extended cab.

If you have any information about this case, you are asked to contact the Harnett County Sheriff's Office at