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7-year-old boy reports attempted abduction in Quakertown

7-year-old boy reports attempted...

QUAKERTOWN, Pa. - Police are investigating an abduction attempt in Bucks County Friday morning.

Police were called to the unit block of Elm Street in Quakertown just before 7 a.m.

The 7-year-old boy said he went outside his house to ride his bicycle when a man jumped out from behind a bush and ran toward him, according to a police Facebook post.

The child told police the man said "Hi little boy" and tried to grab him.

The boy ran toward Neidig Elementary School where his mother found him later, police said.

The suspect is described as a 20-30 year old black man with a thin build, buzz cut and raspy voice. The child described him as wearing a black pullover sweatshirt, black jeans and blue sneakers.

Anyone with information should contact Quakertown Borough police at 215-536-5002, or after hours at 215-795-2931.

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