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Abduction Attempt Near UConn

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STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ University of Connecticut police say they have a suspect in custody after an apparent abduction attempt on campus.

The school reported that a man in a pickup truck, who may have had a gun, attempted to abduct a woman in the area near Horsebarn Hill Road and Gurleyville Road on campus just after 1:30 p.m. on Thursday.

The school sent an alert message by text to the UConn community shortly after the attempt was reported.

Police had no immediate details about the arrest.

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