Attempted abduction in Queens

October 30, 2009 8:13:27 AM PDT
An eight year old boy in Queens had quite a scare. He was grabbed by a man who was frightened off before he could do anything.

The incident happened at 8:05 on Wednesday morning near 37th and Broadway.

Police said the suspect approached the boy, grabbed him by the wrist, pulling him along saying, "Come go with me."

The boy managed to break free and run.

The parent of the boy heard her son's cry and approached to confront the suspect.

The suspect then ran off.

He was described as a black or Hispanic man in his thirties, 5'10" to 6' tall, thin build and possibly bald.

He was wearing a beige baseball cap, grey hoodie and a long gray overcoat.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). You can also text tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

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