South Jordan police investigating attempted child abduction

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SOUTH JORDAN (News4Utah) – Police in South Jordan have issued a warning to the public after reports of an attempted abduction Wednesday night.

Officers say it happened in the area of 4900 West South Jordan Pkwy. 

A man reportedly attempted to grab an 11-year-old girl but she was able to escape and run home, investigators said.

The suspect is described as a white male between 20 to 30 years old. The girl said he was wearing a black hoodie with white draw strings and dark jeans. The suspect also had a hazel eyes and a mustache, police officers said.

Police have asked residents of the neighborhood to check their security cameras. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 801-840-4000.

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