GROSSE POINTE WOODS, Mich. – Police have released a sketch of the man who attempted to abduct a child Wednesday.
Officials are warning the public about the attempted abduction of the child in Grosse Pointe Woods.
The "suspicious incident" happened Wednesday before 8 p.m. in the area of Marter and Roslyn roads, officials said.
A 13-year-old boy was riding his bike home from a friend's house when a vehicle stopped in the middle of Roslyn Road and a white man got out and tried to grab him, according to police.
The child ran away and told police the man chased after him for a short time. He was able to safely make it to his home, and his parents contacted the police.
Police believe the suspect is a white man who is 30-40 years old, heavy-set and clean-shaven. He was wearing an orange baseball hat with a black letter or marking on it, blue jeans, a blue T-shirt and black shoes.
The vehicle is a black, newer model Cadillac Escalade or similar.
If you have any information, call the Grosse Pointe Woods Public Safety Department at 313-343-2400.
ORIGINAL REPORT: Police warn of attempted abduction in Grosse Pointe Woods