Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Mother Fends off Attack Trying to Abduct Her Daughter in Broad Daylight

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Mother Fends off Attack Trying to Abduct Her Daughter in Broad Daylight

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Mother fends off attacker trying to take girl

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Winnipeg police say they are still looking for a suspect after a mother had to fight off a man who tried to abduct her daughter in broad daylight.

Faida Bugagara tells CTV Winnipeg she was on her porch Thursday with her four-year-old daughter, Princess, when a man approached them.

She says the man tried to force her to let him into her home, but she refused.

He tried to grab the child but she fought back and managed to get away, running to a neighbour's for help.

Police say it appears to be a random act, as there's no indication of a connection between Bugagara and the suspect.

The suspect is described as indigenous, in his late 20s, with short, dark hair, a slim build and wearing a diamond earring. …

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