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New London, Conn. Police Investigate Attempted Abduction

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

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    New London Police Investigate Attempted Abductions

    New London police are investigating the attempted abduction of a 12-year-old boy Tuesday. The city is also investigating the attempted abduction of a 9-year-old girl less than two weeks ago, but the suspect descriptions in each case are different.

    (Published Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018)

    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.