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Man jailed after 8-year-old girl escapes attempted abduction


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say a man trying to kidnap an 8-year-old girl ran away when she started screaming.

Police Capt. Brent Allred said the girl was playing outside a Wichita motel Sunday with her 8-year-old cousin when a man identified as 39-year-old Daniel Withrow grabbed her and forced her into a storage shed. He says Withrow ran when the girl screamed. She was not physically hurt.

Police say Withrow is a lawn maintenance subcontractor. Allred said the girl didn't know him.

The Wichita Eagle reports Kansas prison records show he was convicted of aggravated indecent libert...

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