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Police investigating possible kidnapping attempt

Paris, KY- Paris Police Department received an emergency call involving a possible attempted kidnapping of a juvenile in the city limits. Officers responded to the area of Thoroughbred Acres and began an investigation into the incident. The vehicle was described as a dark blue or black mid-size SUV which slowly passed the residence while the juvenile was at the end of her driveway. The vehicle stopped and backed up to her residence, and a white male exited the passenger seat. The male is described as balding, with a gray shirt as the juvenile was running back into her residence. Police continued to search the area without a positive result at this time. This incident appears to be an isolated event, but police stress the public to contact if any suspicious vehicles in their neighborhoods at any time. The safety of our citizens is paramount, and we want parents to stress to the students to be aware of their surroundings and refrain from phone use until they are on the bus.
There has been people using social media to report serious events. Social media is a great tool when used in conjunction with contacting the proper authorities. Please contact police first, then utilize social media to make others aware of a situation.
Paris Police Department ask if you see something, say something and call police before putting it on social media.
Paris Police Dispatch: (859)987-2100 and follow prompts (emergencies are still best with 911)

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