Attempted abduction in Sleepy Eye, police say
Police car with emergency siren at night. 3D rendered illustration.

Police say a man attempted to abduct a teenage girl in Sleepy Eye this afternoon.

The girl told police a man repeatedly asked her to get into his car while she was walking along 4th Ave SW/NW, crossing Main St.  The man continued to follow the victim, even when she started to run home, according to a release from the Sleepy Eye Police Department.

The man is described as white, in his 40’s, with a buzz cut and a brown goatee.  The vehicle is described as a small gray car.

Anyone with information should contact the Sleepy Eye Police Department at (507) 794-3711.

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