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Young girl avoids possible abduction at bus stop

FULTON COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

A 7-year-old girl in Viola recently avoided a possible abduction. 

According to an alert sent out by the Calico Rock School District, the girl ran home when she noticed a strange man approaching her after she got off the bus.

The alert states the suspect then got back into his car and drove off.

The incident occurred on Highway 223 South near Viola.

The Fulton Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.

The school alert quoted Chief Deputy Al Roork saying he does not want to alarm parents from this situation, but he does advise them watch their kids get on and off the bus. An abduction can happen in seconds.

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