Pasco attempted abduction reclassified as solicitation

UPDATE: The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office has reclassified the incident as solicitation, not an attempted abduction.

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HOLIDAY, Fla. (WFLA) – The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man suspected of trying to abduct a child near U.S. 19 in Holiday.

Sheriff’s office investigators say it happened around 8 p.m. on Friday.

A man tried to abduct a 12-year-old child in the area of U.S. 19. Authorities did not release a cross street location for the attempted abduction.

Detectives say the suspect was described as a black male with a thing “chin strap” style beard.

He was driving a gold, 4-door vehicle, possibly a Jaguar.

If you have information that can help investigators, or if you have seen the car, call 911.

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