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Cops: Man Wearing 'Scream' Mask Attempted To Abduct Girl, 14, In Frankford

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Philadelphia police are investigating the attempted abduction of a teenage girl by a man wearing a mask made famous by a series of horror movies.

The incident happened at about 7:30 a.m. on March 21st in the 2100 block of Granite Street in the city's Frankford section.

A 14-year-old told police she was walking to school when a male, wearing a mask, exited a vehicle, grabbed her from behind and attempted to cover her mouth.

The teen told police she was able to break free and ran to school where she reported the incident.

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The suspect is described being approximately 5'9" and weighing 200 lbs. He was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants. Investigators say his face was covered by a "Scream" movie mask.

The offender was said to be driving a white four-door car, possibly a Pontiac, with tinted windows.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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