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Girl Found Safe After Driver Abducted Her

(CNN) -- An 8-year-old girl, believed abducted by a stranger who forced her into a pickup truck, was found safe Tuesday, but the suspect remained at large, Fresno, California, police said.

Elisa Cardenas' recovery was announced by police spokesman Jeff Cardinale.

No further details were immediately available. Video shot by CNN affiliate KSEE at the scene showed part of a residential area cordoned off by police tape and a person on a stretcher being put into an ambulance. The person's face was not visible.

Authorities were notified of the incident about 8:30 p.m. Monday, Police Chief Jerry Dyer had said earlier. A man reportedly drove up to an apartment complex where a group of children were playing, approached two girls and attempted to lure them into his truck. A younger girl, 6, walked away, Dyer said, but Elisa began walking with the man.

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