Bridgeport authorities say girl's abduction claim not credible

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Authorities in Bridgeport say a girl's claim that a man tried to abduct her is not credible.

Around a dozen officers were on scene at the intersection of Kent and Horace streets around 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

Police say a call came in to 911 that the girl, who was on her way to school, told an adult that a man had tried to abduct her.

Authorities said they would investigate the claim out of an abundance of caution.
 

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