NIPIGON – OPP are asking for the public’s assistance to help identify a suspect involved in an attempted abduction.
Police, in a release issued Saturday, say an unknown man grabbed a 9-year-old in the Newton Street area Friday night around 10 p.m.
The child was safely able to run away from the suspect, but the suspect fled to a nearby bush area.
Police were contacted to investigate.
The suspect is described as wearing all black clothing, 5-foot-10 and very skinny.
If anyone saw someone matching this description in the area when this occurred, they are asked to contact the Nipigon OPP at 807-887-2637 or call 1-888-310-1122.