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VIDEO: CPD releases images of attempted child abduction suspect

(Source: Surveillance images/Columbus Police Department) (Source: Surveillance images/Columbus Police Department)
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    A Columbus family is shaken up after a man attempted to abduct their child. An unidentified man showed up to the Warm Springs Road Salvation Army and asked for 6-year-old Alonza Alexander by name.More >>
    A Columbus family is shaken up after a man attempted to abduct their child. An unidentified man showed up to the Warm Springs Road Salvation Army and asked for 6-year-old Alonza Alexander by name.More >>

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – The Columbus Police Department Special Victim's Unit is asking for help in identifying a man who allegedly attempted to abduct a child from  the Salvation Army on Warm Springs Road.

On Aug. 5, the unidentified man entered a day camp in the 5200 block of Warm Springs Road and asked for a specific child in an attempt to check the child out of the facility. 

The man did not obtain the child and left the premises. We are asking help in identifying this individual as a person of interest in this case. 

The suspect is described as a male, medium to heavy build, 30-50 years old and approximately 5’11" to 6'2".  The man was seen wearing a white polo shirt, blue jeans and slide-on flip flops. 

If you recognize this individual please contact the Columbus Police Department Special Victim's Unit at (706)-653-3449.

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