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UPDATE: Teen sought in attempted kidnapping

Madison (WKOW) -- from Madison PD:  Thursday afternoon, the Madison Police responded to Academy Drive after a teenage student reported an attempted kidnapping.

  She said that the suspect approached her and asked where a street was, then walked away.

  Later, he returned, grabbed the victim by the ankle, and tried to drag her into a nearby wooded area.

  The victim managed to pull away and got to a nearby house to report the crime.

  The suspect was last seen running away, but K-9 units were unable to track him down.

  The description provided by the victim said the suspect was a white male in his mid- to late teens of average height and build.

  He was described as wearing a tan or brown hooded sweatshirt, jeans, and a tan baseball cap.


Update (11/14 11:00am):  The Madison Police have amended their initial report.

  According to the latest information, the victim was never dragged off the playground and the suspect ran off when the victim screamed.

  The Madison police say they are still investigating the case.

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