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Winnipeg cops on lookout for suspect in attempted child abduction

Winnipeg Police Service vehicle. Shane Gibson/Global News

Winnipeg police are on the lookout for a suspect in the attempted abduction of a child Wednesday afternoon.

The child wasn’t hurt in the incident, police said, and the suspect fled the scene in a silver SUV.

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The man is described as between 35 and 40 years old and five feet seven inches tall with a medium build. He was unshaven, with curly brown hair, and wearing a cap, a dark T-shirt, khaki pants and blue running shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call major crimes investigators at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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