Attempted abduction in Shawano County

File photo of police emergency lights.
File photo.

SHAWANO COUNTY – Police are still trying to find the man they believe was involved in an attempted abduction of a 14-year-old girl.

On Wednesday at 1:10 p.m. the Shawano County Sheriff’s Department received a report that a 14-year-old girl was walking along a road at a farm in the Town of Birnamwood when a man attempted to grab her.

The girl was able to break free and went to a nearby home where authorities were called.

The man is described as being in his mid to late teens, Caucasian, and approximately 6 feet tall wearing a black in color sweatshirt or long sleeve t-shirt, blue jeans with holes and white tennis shoes.

A person of interest has been identified, however officers are still trying to locate that person.

The investigation is continuing and no further information on this case is being released at this time.

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