Man attempts to abduct 12-year-old on her way home from school - WNEM TV 5

Man attempts to abduct 12-year-old on her way home from school

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While walking home from being dropped off the school bus, a 12-year-old girl was asked to get into a stranger's car near the area of Highland and Ventura Road in Dateland, AZ, according to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office.

The young girl told her mother that a white male, estimated to be in his 50s, with a bald head who was driving a tan sedan asked the girl to get into his car. The girl told him no then continued to walk home and the man drove off, said the YCSO.

The young girl did not know the man, in addition it is believed that he is a stranger in the area.

There was no physical contact between the man in the car and the girl, said deputies.

Deputies searched the area but were unable to find the car nor the suspect. In addition, no one in the area remembers seeing anyone matching that description.

If you have any information about this incident you are asked to call the sheriff's office at 480-783-4427.

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