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Warning after attempted kidnapping near University of Minnesota campus

The suspect fled the area.

The University of Minnesota has issued a warning after an attempted kidnapping on Tuesday morning.

The incident happened just after 10:30 a.m. at 6th St SE and 10th Ave SE. near Dinkytown, when a man tried to bundle the victim into the back seat of a car.

The suspect was unsuccessful, and fled the area northbound from the intersection.

He is described as a male with grey facial hair, wearing a grey hoodie and blue pants with a stripe.

The incident is being investigated by Minneapolis Police Department.

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