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Detectives scour Fairgrounds area for kidnapping suspect

"Sheriff's detectives continue to search the Fairgrounds area for a man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a 16-year-old girl waiting for a bus at Tracyton Boulevard and Fairgrounds Road.Some people in the Fairgrounds area who were shown a composite sketch of the man said they had seen him, according to lead detective Ron Trogdon.The girl described the suspect as a middle-aged white male, 200-220 pounds, with long, brown hair - possibly in a ponytail - and a full beard and moustache.The man apparently has poor dental hygiene, possibly missing some teeth, and was last seen wearing a brown jacket with patches.Though detectives are asking for help from anyone who might have seen the man, they are warning people against approaching him. He is considered armed and dangerous.Trogdon said people who think they see the man should call 911 and state specifically where he is, what he is wearing and if he is carrying anything.Anyone with information may also call Trogdon at 337-5613."

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