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FBI Seeks Help In Cody, Wyo. Child Abduction

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The FBI is looking for a a white Toyota 4-Runner with a silver over black Thule car top carrier that has been removed in connection with a child abduction out of Cody, Wyo. (credit: FBI)

The FBI is looking for a a white Toyota 4-Runner with a silver over black Thule car top carrier that has been removed in connection with a child abduction out of Cody, Wyo. (credit: FBI)

CODY, Wyo. (CBS4)- The FBI is asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect wanted in a child abduction case from Cody, Wyo.

The suspect is described as a white man, 55-60 years old, 185-200 pounds with short strawberry blond or white hair, neatly trimmed strawberry blond or white mustache or beard.

Investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an unknown subject responsible for the abduction of a juvenile female from the Park County Complex in Cody, Wyoming.

The FBI said as far as they know there is no connection between the Cody case and the Jessica Ridgeway case in Westminster, Colo. Ridgeway went missing Oct. 5 and her body was discovered on Tuesday.

The juvenile has since been found and reunited with her family. The subject enticed the juvenile into his vehicle by asking for assistance in locating his missing pet. The subject had a weapon in his vehicle and should be considered armed and dangerous.

The suspect vehicle is described as a 2004 or 2005 white Toyota 4-Runner. The suspect vehicle had a silver over black Thule car top carrier on the roof on Monday, Oct. 8. The car top carrier was recovered by law enforcement and is being processed for evidence.

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The FBI is looking for a a white Toyota 4-Runner with a silver over black Thule car top carrier that has been removed in connection with a child abduction out of Cody, Wyo. (credit: FBI)


The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone who has any information about someone fitting this description is encouraged to contact the FBI Tip line (1-800-CALL-FBI; 1-800-225-5324) or the Cody Police Department Command Center (307-527-8736).

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