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MADISON - At the request of the Superior, Wisconsin Police Department, the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) issued an Amber Alert for the Superior, Ashland and Eau Claire regions at approximately 11:00 p.m. on July 31, 2007. Duluth, Minnesota area law enforcement officials were also notified. The Amber Alert was deactivated at approximately 11:15 p.m.
According to police, eyewitnesses reported seeing what they believed was a struggle between two teenage girls and an adult male in Superior. Eyewitnesses reported the girls were forced into a vehicle. The suspect's vehicle description and license plate numbers were reported to police, who were able to quickly locate the suspect. Thanks to good police work, the teenage girls were found safely.
The Superior Police Department is conducting the investigation into the matter. All media inquiries should at this time be directed to the Superior Police Department.