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How To Protect Yourself from An Attacker

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The incidents on the Tart Trail have many people in the area wondering how they can protect themselves from an attacker.

On Tuesday, someone attempted to abduct a 14-year-old girl, but she managed to get away.

It is the third attempted abduction in two months, so it makes sense that people are concerned about the safety of the Tart Trail. 

Self defense experts say if you follow a few basic guidelines, you can reduce your risk of an attack.

For example, you should never use the Trail alone and always bring a cell phone.

9&10 News' Kyle Mitchell and photojournalist Joel Deaner have more tips on how to stay safe.