AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Police in Aurora say they’ve arrested a suspect in connection with an attempted abduction.

A young girl was walking home from her school bus stop on Thursday afternoon when a man approached her and covered her mouth.

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That was at East Exposition and South Nome Street.

Police said the girl did the right thing by fighting back.

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“This young lady, this extraordinary young lady, did what she needed to to get away, she fought back, she screamed, and she bit this suspect,” said Aurora Police Chief Nick Metz.

Police released a picture of the man they would like to talk to.

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Officers announced that an arrest had been made just a few hours after the police department’s news conference. The suspect’s name has not been released.


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