Group of youths flee from attempted child abduction in Tabor, Iowa, Friday evening

Group of youths flee from attempted child abduction in Tabor, Iowa, Friday evening
The Fremont County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help in locating the truck above in connection to a possible attempted child abduction.

Fremont County deputies and the Tabor Police Department are looking for a man in connection with an attempted child abduction in Tabor, Iowa, Friday evening.

According to a statement from the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office, the man approached several youths near the Tabor Library and told one of them that he knew their father and he was supposed to drive them home.

The group fled the area and contacted law enforcement at 7:40 p.m.

Deputies are also looking for the white Ford dually pickup truck. The truck has a faded logo with the letters CBS on the driver’s door and is missing the front bumper.

Police report the vehicle was seen nearby parks in Tabor and Sidney, Iowa.

Update: Suspect in surveillance video published earlier has been cleared.

The suspect is described as a heavy-set white male in his 40’s or 50’s with a beard and short cropped brown or gray hair.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office at 712-374-2424.

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