Police: Relative interrupts attempted abduction of child

Posted at 9:42 PM, May 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-14 08:23:46-04

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Police are investigating after an attempted child abduction was reported Saturday evening.

Officers responded to the 100 block of Harris Street around 8 p.m. for an attempted abduction of a 6-year-old.

Police say a man wearing sunglasses tried to entice the child to his 2-door red Chevy Cavalier. They say when a family member came outside the house, the driver took off. The car reportedly had tinted windows and no license plate.

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