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.