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Woman Escapes Attempted Kidnapping

A woman in South Tyler narrowly escaped being kidnapped, early Sunday Morning.  Tyler Police said a 19-year-old woman was attacked in the parking lot of For the Love of Art on South Broadway.

Police said a man grabbed her, pinned her arms behind her back, and held a knife to her throat.  When the woman screamed, he ran away.

Now, police are hoping to catch up with the suspect:  He's described as a 6 ft, heavy-set black man.  He was wearing a black puffy coat and dark pants.  He also had yellowing teeth.  If you have any information, please call Tyler Police at 903-531-1000.

Layron Livingston, Reporting.  llivingston@kltv.com


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