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Minneapolis police have released photos and other information about the man they suspect of abducting a 7-year-old girl last Saturday in the city, KARE 11 reports.

According to police, the man approached the girl as she was playing with some friends outside a home on the 3100 block of James Avenue North, and asked her to help him look for a lost puppy. The girl left with the man, but was dropped off in the area a few hours later.

The suspect has been described as a white male in his 30s, with a blotchy face. He was wearing a dark-colored jacket which had a gray or white stripe across the chest.

Police say he was driving a small or mid-size dark green car with four doors. The location where the girl was taken, presumably the suspect's home, had two large dogs – one white and one black, according to FOX9.

Police released several photos of the suspect that were grabbed from a video shot by a neighbor's surveillance camera, in hopes that someone will recognize him.

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"We're asking for the public's help in identifying who this person is in this very horrific crime," said Deputy Chief Kristine Arneson, according to KARE 11. "We believe he is a very dangerous man and we need to get him off the streets."

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