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Police update incident report: no abduction attempt in Elmwood

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Winnipeg police issued an update on a suspicious male investigation reported this week, saying the man in question had not attempted to abduct a 12-year-old girl.

The incident took place on Monday, when officers were dispatched to examine a report that a man had followed and grabbed the girl as she was walking in the 500 block of Washington Avenue.

Following further investigation by members of the child abuse unit, it has been determined that the events surrounding this incident did not occur as initially reported and that the report of an abduction attempt was unfounded.

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