8 year-old escapes kidnapping attempt in Newton County - CBS46 News

8 year-old escapes kidnapping attempt in Newton County

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Source: Covington Police Source: Covington Police
COVINGTON, GA (CBS46) -

An 8 year-old girl survived quite a scare after she was able to escape a kidnapping attempt at a Newton County apartment complex on Saturday.

According to the Covington Police Department, a man tried to grab the girl at a playground at the Wellington Ridge apartment complex off highway 278 in Covington. The incident happened around 5:30 p.m.

The girl was able to get away and run for help. The man, who was wearing a mask and gloves, ran into a wooded area.

Police are asking anyone who has a trail camera in the woods surrounding the area to give them a call at 678-625-5555.

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