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Police, FBI seek man wanted for att. kidnapping in Tupelo

A picture of a car similar to the suspect's, and a composite sketch of the wanted man. (Source: FBI) A picture of a car similar to the suspect's, and a composite sketch of the wanted man. (Source: FBI)
TUPELO, MS (WMC) -

Federal Bureau of Investigation and Tupelo Police Department are searching for a man wanted for the attempted kidnapping of a 7-year-old girl.

Police officers said the kidnapping attempt happened around 2 p.m. on July 4 on Mitchell Street.

A man in a silver Pontiac Grand Prix drove into the neighborhood and tried to take the girl. She was able to escape and run for help, but the suspect got away.

The man is described as a slim, balding man in his mid-40s. The FBI released the following composite sketch of the person they are looking for:

If you have any idea where he may be, call TPD at 662-841-6546, FBI Jackson at 601-948-5000, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-8477.

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