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Crime Alert Issued After Abduction In Appleton, Minn.

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APPLETON, Minn. (WCCO) - The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has issued a crime alert after a female was abducted in Appleton, Minn.

A young-looking female of unknown age was seen being put in a dark colored Explorer-type SUV at Highway 7 and Miles Street. Including the driver, there were at least three passengers in the vehicle. The female was wearing a white, poofy coat with her hood up, black pants and a white hat.

Witnesses saw one passenger of the SUV get out, who is a heavy set white male, approximately 250-280 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, dark colored pants and white shoes.

The driver was identified as a white male who was wearing a t-shirt. Both the driver and a third passenger remained in the vehicle.

The SUV was last seen heading south on Highway 7.

If you see this vehicle or have information on this crime alert, please contact the Swift County Sheriff’s office or call 911.

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