Stafford Deputies Search for Man Who Tried to Kidnap 9-Year-Old Girl

Stafford County Sheriff's Office

A man tried to kidnap a 9-year-old girl in a neighborhood in Stafford County, Virginia, Friday afternoon, authorities say.

Just before 3 p.m. the man grabbed the girl on Basswood Drive in the Embrey Mill community in Stafford and took her to a black Buick Regal, the Stafford County Sheriff's Office said.

The girl was able to get out of the car and run away.

Deputies described the suspect as a white man with a light brown goatee and a dark jacket.

A large law enforcement presence is in the area searching for the suspect.

The sheriff's office asked anyone with information to call 540-658-4400

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