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Child abduction suspect located, being interviewed by CPD

Courtesy of the Casper Police Department

CASPER, Wyo. — Casper Police say that they have located the suspect involved in a child abduction case.

The child involved in the abduction is safe.

There is no current threat or danger to the community.

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Police officials say that the suspect is currently being interviewed and the investigation is on-going.

“Casper Police have worked tirelessly since the crime occurred to find the suspect,” a written statement said on Thursday. “We would like to thank local, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies along with the District Attorney’s Office for their diligent assistance with this investigation.”

The release went on to credit work done by Casper Police Patrol Team Four, who, with the assistance of community members acting upon the information provided regarding the potential suspect’s vehicle, successfully found and identified the suspect.

“Although the investigation remains ongoing, and much work remains to be done, we believe it is important to let our community know they can carry on with their Fourth of July celebrations without the extra worry of a potential unknown child abductor unaccounted for in our community,” the CPD said.