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UPDATE: Cannon Falls Police Dept. asking witnesses to come forward


UPDATE: The father of the two children has contacted the Cannon Falls Police Department and provided more information about the attempted abduction. According to the father, there was a couple sitting in a pickup during the time that he and his children were in the park and when they left.

The Cannon Falls Department is interested in locating and talking to this couple as witnesses. They also want to talk to anyone else that was in Hannah's Bend Park on Sunday between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. or anyone that saw any vehicles parked in the area along the park.

Please contact the Cannon Falls Police Department at 507-263-2278 to provide any information.


Cannon Falls Police are alerting the public to a a man who tried to abduct a 10-year-old girl on Sunday at Lower Hannah's Bend Park. 

According to police, a man grabbed the child and carried her while running across the park at about 4 p.m. Sunday. The girl was able to get away when the man put her down to catch his breath. 

The man is described as a white man in his 20s with dark brown hair and a deep voice. He is about 6 feet tall and weighs about 180 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a white or yellow cartoon on the left side, light blue jeans with holes in both knees, dirty black work boots and hot pink sunglasses. 

Police said there was a father playing with two children at the playground right before the incident, and investigators would like to talk with him to try to learn about anything he might have seen at the park. Police would also like to talk with anyone who was in the area of Hannah's Bend Park, Cannon Valley Fairgrounds or the new DNR bike trail that runs from Cannon Falls to Lake Byllesby between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday.

Police are asking anyone who may have information that might help in their investigation to call 507-263-2278.

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