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Georgetown police looking for man who reportedly tried to kidnap 9-year-old girl

A man reportedly grabbed a girl and carried her away from a home in Georgetown before letting her go and running off.

GEORGETOWN, Texas — Georgetown police are currently working an attempted child abduction.

Police said that a man knocked on the door of a house in the 3100 block of Northwest Boulevard, and the door was answered by a 9-year-old girl. The man then reportedly grabbed the girl and carried her away from the house.

However, at some point, the man let the girl go and ran off into the woods near the Whisper Oaks/Northwest Boulevard area.

Police released a vague description of the suspect, and KVUE has requested more details. It's believed the suspect was a stranger to the child.

Police say the child is OK, and both patrol officers and detectives are working the scene.

All of the information in this investigation is preliminary and subject to change.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call the Georgetown Police Department at 512-930-3510.

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