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Police investigate attempted kidnapping in Orillia, Ont.

The man is described to be between 30 and 40 years old, about six-feet tall, stocky with a black beard and wearing a red, yellow and green beanie. File / Global News

OPP are investigating what they are calling an attempted kidnapping that took place near downtown Orillia, Ont., on Saturday evening.

According to Orillia OPP Const. Ted Dongelmans, a man in a silver sedan approached a woman in the Elgin Street and Front Street area just after 6 p.m.

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“(A) male approached in a vehicle and started a conversation with a female,” Const. Dongelmans told Global News on Monday.

“Basically he tried to grab her and get her into the motor vehicle. He was unsuccessful and he fled.”

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Const. Dongelmans said the man is described as between 30 and 40 years old, about six feet tall, stocky, with a black beard, and wearing a red, yellow and green beanie.

The vehicle is described as an older model silver sedan, Dongelmans added.

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