Following Attempted Abduction, Ft. Caroline Principal Sends Letter Home | Crime

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Following Attempted Abduction, Ft. Caroline Principal Sends Letter Home
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- On the first school day since police began investigating an attempted abduction, the principal of Ft. Caroline Elementary School has sent a letter home with students.

The incident was reported at about 8:30 Friday morning, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Friday.

An 11-year-old boy reported that a man ran toward him and tripped, allowing the boy time to kick the suspect in the face and get away.

Today, Principal Jennifer B. Bidwell sent a letter home to students.

RELATED: READ THE LETTER

Bridwell's letter offers students safety tips, including urging them to use the buddy system and trust their instincts.

Police have sent out two sketches of the suspect, who is described as a white male in his 30s with blonde hair and blue eyes and some facial hair on his chin.

He also reportedly has a tattoo on his left hand; police have also released a sketch of the tattoo.

Anyone with information may contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at (904) 630-0500.  You may remain anonymous by calling our partner First Coast Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS (8477), and could receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest.

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