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Teen girl fights off kidnapping attempt

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There was an attempted child abduction Friday in Whitehaven.

The 17-year-old victim told police she was attacked by a man she said tried to kidnap her.

It happened at the New Horizon Apartments on Liverpool Drive.

Police said the girl was sitting on the side of the apartment building when a man came out of nowhere and grabbed her.

The man then tried to pull the girl into his car, but she fought him off.

The victim said the man drove off in a small green car.