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Attempted child abduction in Walworth County

Lyons (WKOW) -- from Walworth Co. Sheriff:  On Friday September 26, at approximately 3:20pm, the Walworth County Sheriff's Office responded to a residence in Lyons for a report of an attempted abduction of an 11-year-old female that had just taken place.

  Information from the victim is that she was walking home in the area of Brandi Street & Clearwater Court in Lyons when a Black four door Jeep with a red and white stripe around it and several dents in it drove by her.

  She stated that this vehicle turned around and then pulled up next to her.

  She states that the male driver of the vehicle asked her to get in the vehicle.

  The victim stated that when she refused to get in the vehicle the driver exited the vehicle and grabbed her trying to force her into the vehicle.

  The victim states that she was able to get away and ran home.

  The victim states that the driver of the vehicle was a white male with black hair who had a cross tattoo under his right eye.

  The victim further states that she observed two young males with blonde hair in the backseat of the jeep at the time of this incident.

  The investigation is ongoing.

  Anyone with information on the suspect or the vehicle can call Detective Robert Sharp at the Walworth County Sheriff's Office at 1-262-741-4424 or the Walworth County Crime Stoppers at 1-262-723-2677.

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