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Police investigate attempted child abduction

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - - Police are searching for an unknown suspect attempted to abduct a 3-year-old along the 100-block of Park Avenue.

Police say the suspect picked up the child and began walking away. According to authorities, the child resisted and another child began screaming at the suspect.

Police say the suspect dropped the child and ran of towards Wilson College, and then towards Edgar Avenue.

Witnesses described the suspect as being bald with a goatee, and was wearing a red t-shirt with lettering on it and gray sweat pants. Police believe he possibly left the scene in a light blue, older model Chevrolet pickup truck with a white bed cover.

Police are asking anyone who can assist them in identifying, or locating this person, to contact the Borough of Chambersburg Police Department at 717-264-4131.


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