Police: Man attempts to abduct child from mother on Staten Island

MIDLAND BEACH, Staten Island (WABC) -- Police are investigating an attempted abduction on Staten Island.

A man driving a Toyota Prius on Mapleton Avenue and Olympia Boulevard in Midland Beach around 5:30 p.m. stopped and attempted to abduct a 4-year-old girl from her mother.

The mother fought back, and then the man jumped back into his car and drove off.

No injuries were reported.

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