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Police investigate possible child abduction attempt

Bradenton, Florida -- The Bradenton Police Department is investigating a possible kidnapping attempt involving two children as they walked home from school Thursday.

According to the police report, the children were walking in the 3000 block of Oxford Drive from Prine Elementary School when they were approached by a man driving a white Hummer SUV with large crome spinner wheels.

The children said the man asked them if they wanted any candy. When they didn't answer him, he drove off.

The man is described as white, 25-30 years old and was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood over his head.

If you have any information regarding this incident or this suspect, please contact the Bradenton Police Department at (941) 932-9300.

In response to the incident, the Manatee County School District says they have alerted all of their schools and sent a district-wide electronic phone message to all of their parents.


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