Person of interest in custody in connection to Watauga attempted child abduction

Police say a person of interest connected to an attempted child abduction in Watauga is in custody. The person is custody another law enforcement agency's charges, and a vehicle of interest has also been impounded.

The person's name hasn't been released, but they were taken to the North Richland Hills jail around 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police responded to a 911 call about the attempted abduction Monday just before 3:30 p.m. A child told police that a man tried to force her into his vehicle in the 6100 block of Nelson Terrace.

The child managed to get away and run home. She was taken to a local hospital and treated for minor injuries from the incident.

Police said the suspect is described as being about 6 feet tall, black and between 30 and 40 years old.

He reportedly has an average build and was seen wearing a tan or light-colored, tight skull cap-type beanie with dark sweat pants and a long, white T-shirt that hung below his waist.

His vehicle is described as a black, four-door car.

Police also say the suspect's description matches previous suspect descriptions from similar incidents that were reported in the same area in March.

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