Man tries to kidnap 8-year-old girl in Vijayapura, lets her off after locals give chase

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CCTV footage shows a man wearing a helmet approaching the eight-year-old girl.

VIJAYAPURA: An unidentified man attempted to kidnap a eight-year-old girl at Mukund Nagar here early on Thursday morning. However, he fled after some locals raised an alarm and gave a chase. The whole incident was captured in CCTV camera.

The man grabs the child and gags her as he takes her to a waiting two-wheeler.

Soundarya Biradar (8) was walking along a street when the unidentified man, wearing a helmet, suddenly approaches her, grabs and gags her and takes her away on a waiting two-wheeler.

The kidnappers flee on a two-wheeler along with the child.

When some locals started to give a chase, the kidnappers dropped off the girl after some distance. Footage from CCTV also shows the alleged kidnapper fleeing on foot.

The alleged kidnapper fleeing on foot after abandoning the child.

“I was returning from a shop when the man just picked me up. I did not scream. They dropped me at some distance when people started giving them a chase”, Soundarya told Public TV.

Soundarya Biradar, who was kidnapped and let off.

The incident occurred in Gol Gumbaz police limits and a case has been registered. The police are on the lookout for the alleged kidnapper and his associate.

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