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Girl escapes abduction attempt, suspect still at large


SHAWANO, Wis. (WSAU) -- Shawano county deputies and police are searching for a suspect who allegedly tried to abduct a 14-year-old girl along a rural road earlier today.

Sheriff’s Detective Sergeant Gordon Kowaleski says the incident happened at 1:10 p.m. as the victim was walking along a sand road between corn fields at a Town of Birnamwood farm. He says the male subject tried to grab her. Kowaleski says a person of interest has been identified. He’s a white male that is 6 foot 2 inches tall, and was wearing a black sweatshirt or long sleeve t-shirt, lighter blue jeans with holes in them, and white tennis shoes.

The girl did escape the subject and flee to a nearby residence, where she called authorities.