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Mom Describes Abduction Attempt In Grand Prairie

A North Texas woman is warning other mothers after her baby was nearly taken from a Grand Prairie grocery store.

Grand Prairie police said the attempted abduction happened Wednesday in the Kroger parking lot at 313 East Pioneer Parkway.

Victoria Edwards said she had her young son by her side and her infant daughter in the shopping cart basket when a man approached and tried to take the baby from the cart.

"So, I was playing tug-of-war, tussling with the basket, trying to get her to me, as much as possible," Edwards told NBC 5. "I'm steadily screaming, 'Let her go, let the basket go!'"

The man then ran away and jumped into the passenger side of an older-model black Dodge Ram four-door truck and left the parking lot.

Police described him as a heavy-set Hispanic male, between 50 and 60 years old, wearing khaki pants and a black polo shirt, with a salt-and-pepper mustache, dark comb-over style hair a mole under his left eye.

If you have any information that could help investigators, contact the Grand Prairie Police Department.

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