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Three Men Attempt to Abduct Teen in Marion

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    April 14, 2014 | 8:48 am
    MARION, Iowa - The Marion Police Department is asking for the public's help regarding an attempted abduction yesterday.

    According to officials, a 15-year-old female was walking in the area of Fifth Avenue and 20th Street around 4:15 p.m. when she was approached by three blacks males in their early 20's in a newer black four door vehicle. Two of the males got out of the vehicle, grabbed the female and attempted to put her into the vehicle, police said. The female began to kick and scream, causing the males to release her and take off. Authorities said she was not injured.

    Anyone in the area at the time of the attempted abduction, or have knowledge regarding this incident is asked to call the Marion Police Department, (319) 377-1511 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at (800) 272-7463.