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Authorities Warn of Attempted Child Abduction

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AKRON, Ohio — The Summit County Sheriff’s Department is warning parents to be on alert following a possible child abduction Monday evening.

The alleged attempted abduction occurred on April Drive in the Green community at approximately 6:25 p.m. Authorities say a man wearing a white shirt, blue tie and tan pants tried to snatch a 7-year-old girl. The man also has graying hair and wears a beard.

Police are warning residents to be cautious of a yellow car with a bike rack and football bumper sticker.

Anyone with information regarding the alleged attempted abduction should call authorities.