Fort Wayne police release description of man in attempted abduction of girl in Aboite Township

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Fort Wayne police are asking for help in finding a man believed to have been involved in the attempted abduction of a girl in an Aboite Township neighborhood Monday.

According to police, the incident took place at around 1:40 p.m. in the area of the 4400 block of Isleview Cove in the North Shores subdivision located just southwest of the intersection of Aboite Center Road and Coventry lane west of I-69.

The following is a description provided by police:

  • White or Hispanic male in his 30’s
  • Black hair
  • Smaller gauge style earrings
  • Possible stitches or some type of scar on his hand
  • White hooded sweatshirt with sleeves cut around the elbow
  • Blue jeans
  • Blue Nike shoes

Residents in the area who have surveillance cameras are asked to view video from at least two hours before and at least one hour after 1:40 p.m. Monday to see if there’s anyone matching that description.

If so, they should contact police at 427-1201. Residents who may have seen anything around that time that might be helpful in the investigation are also asked to contact police. People can remain anonymous if they want to.

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