2 teens sought in attempted abduction of Mesa girls

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by Jennifer Thomas

Video report by Mike Watkiss

Posted on November 17, 2011 at 3:33 PM

Updated Thursday, Nov 17 at 5:01 PM

MESA, Ariz. -- Police are investigating an attempted abduction in a Mesa neighborhood.
   
Two girls, ages 6 and 8, were playing at a community park near Apache Trail and Signal Butte Wednesday afternoon when two males approached them in a silver car, according to Mesa police Sgt. Ed Wessing.

When they tried to run away, a suspect grabbed one of the girls by the hair. The girls were able to get away and went to a neighbor's home.

Police were called to the area, but the suspects were not located.

One of the suspects was wearing a T-shirt with a handgun design on the front.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Mesa Police Department.
 

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