Cherokee Co. PD search for attempted abductor - Fox 2 News Headlines

Cherokee Co. PD search for attempted abductor

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CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. -

Cherokee County authorities are searching for a man who attempted to abduct a 12-year-old boy in Woodstock.

Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Flint Drive in reference to a suspicious person call on Tuesday afternoon in reference to this incident. 

Authorities say a man in a black Dodge pickup truck approached the child when he was exiting his school bus and told him that his father was in the hospital and instructed thechild to get in the vehicle so he could take him to his father.

The child told the man he was going to ask his mother and ran home. The suspect then left the subdivision.

GBI investigators describe the man as a middle age white male with brown eyes, a gray "scruffy" beard. He was wearing a tan dessert camouflage hat and a blue shirt with a rightbreast pocket at the time of the incident.

Anyone with any information about the suspect, suspect vehicle or this incidentin general is urged to call 911.

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