Abduction suspect found and cleared

Apr 12, 2015

Chautauqua County Police report that they have identified and located a man who was thought to be attempting abductions of children in the Ripley area.

The suspect was only identified as a white male with light colored hair who is driving a vehicle similar to a silver Hyundai Santa Fe. Authorities state that the man was in the region for legitimate reasons and that he is no longer thought to have had criminal intentions.

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Police in Gowanda and Jamestown, however, state that they are still in the hunt for a suspect in a series of apparent abduction attempts.