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Attempted abduction investigation in Shawano County


SHAWANO COUNTY (WAOW) – Officials in Shawano County are investigating a possible attempted abduction of a 14-year-old girl, according to Shawano County Sheriff's Department Captain Tom Tuma.

Tuma says the girl told investigators she was walking near a corn field in the town of Birnamwood near US 45 when a male in his late teens came out of the field and interacted with her. Officials say they don't exactly know what happened but that the report came in as a possible attempted abduction.

They say the male ran away. He's described as wearing a black sweatshirt and jeans with holes in them.

Authorities say K-9 units are on scene looking for the male.

Newsline 9 has a crew on the way to the scene and will update this story as more information becomes available.

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