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Annapolis Police investigating attempted abduction near middle school Wednesday

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Posted at 10:02 PM, Oct 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-07 12:47:21-04

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Annapolis Police are investigating an attempted abduction near Bates Middle School on Wednesday.

Around 3:30 p.m., officers responded to the school for a report of suspicious activity. They learned a student was walking along Spa Road to a city bus stop just outside campus when a man attempted to grab her.

The student fled and called her mother who then contacted a teacher.

The teacher and another staff member brought the girl back to school and called police.

There were no injuries reported.

The student said the man who tried to grab her drove away in a turquoise car.

The Annapolis Police Department and the Anne Arundel County Public Schools are working together on this incident. They are urging parents to make sure their children are cautious, aware of their surroundings, and report any suspicious activity to a responsible adult immediately.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact our detectives at 410-260-3439.