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Pasco deputies searching for man who tried kidnapping young girl

Posted: 4:57 AM, Jul 16, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-16 10:09:57Z

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man they believe tried kidnapping a 12-year-old girl in Holiday.

Deputies say the attempted kidnapping happened Saturday evening around 7:00 p.m. on Mela Court in Holiday.

They describe the man as Hispanic, 5’6” to 5’9”, with dark short hair and a muscular build.

Deputies also said the man was wearing all black and had on black gloves.

The sheriff’s office did a search of the area but did not find him.

Detectives are actively investigating the incident. If anyone has information they are urged to please contact Pasco Sheriff's Office immediately 1-800-706-2488 or call 911.