New London Police Investigate Attempted Abduction of 12-Year-Old

The victim told police he was walking in Fulton Park near the intersection of Crystal Avenue and State Pier Road around 4:15 p.m. when a man wearing a ski mask grabbed him by his wrists and tried dragging him toward a car

New London police are investigating the attempted abduction of a 12-year-old boy Tuesday.

The victim told police he was walking in Fulton Park near the intersection of Crystal Avenue and State Pier Road around 4:15 p.m. when a man wearing a ski mask grabbed him by his wrists and tried dragging him toward a car parked on Crystal Avenue. The victim was able to escape the man's grasp and ran.

Police said the suspect fled the area.

The suspect is described as a male wearing a ski mask, gray sweatshirt, black pants and hiking boots. The suspect’s vehicle is described as a silver four-door Honda with a license plate that was blue on top and gray on the bottom, with palm trees on either side of the plate number.

Anyone with information should contact New London police.

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