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Police say they are talking with some people but they don't describe them as suspects.
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FBI and abduction experts join in search for missing Bremerton girl
Abduction experts from the FBI and members of the Center for Missing and Exploited Children Task Force joined the search Tuesday for missing Bremerton girl.
Authorities searching for missing Washington girl
Deputies are searching for a 6-year-old girl who was last seen in bed at her Bremerton home on Saturday night.
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