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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Police investigating an apparent attempted abduction in North Minneapolis say the girl managed to stab her attacker and escape.

According to police, the abduction attempt happened at about 4 p.m. Tuesday when a man in a truck tried to grab a 16-year-old girl and force her into his vehicle.

The incident happened near 35th Avenue and 3rd Street North, police said.

Police reported the girl managed to grab a pocket knife in the truck and stab the man several times. She escaped without harm.

Authorities didn’t release a description of either the truck or the suspect.

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