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Lafayette police seek man who attempted to kidnap young girl

Lafayette police seek man who attempted to kidnap young girl

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Police say an unidentified man seen driving a green Jeep Wrangler is accused of trying to kidnap an 11-year-old Lafayette girl as she walked down the street.

Cpl. Paul Mouton said in a news release the girl broke free and ran for help after a man wearing a black mask jumped out and grabbed her as she walked in the 300 block of Manchester Circle.

Mouton says the attempted kidnapping happened at 3:30 p.m. Monday. He says the attempted kidnapper was seen leaving the road in Jeep.

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