Police investigate abduction attempt in New Haven

Friday, January 4, 2008

NEW HAVEN, Mo. (AP) -- Police in eastern Missouri are investigating a report of an attempted abduction in New Haven.

A girl told police she was walking near Highway 100 Thursday afternoon when a man tried to get her into his car. She says she ran into a nearby store for help and was not physically harmed.

She described the man as balding with a gray beard and says he was driving a silver PT Cruiser. The Franklin County Sheriff's Department is assisting with the investigation. New Haven is located about 60 miles west of St. Louis.

Information from: www.ksdk.com

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