Man wanted in alleged abduction attempt

July 17, 2009 6:43:40 AM PDT
Police in southwest suburban Plainfield are looking for a man who tried to abduct a young boy. A 7-year-old told police a man grabbed him by the arm and tried to pull him into a pickup truck.

It happened around 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon on Nottingham Drive in the Kensington Club subdivision. The boy told police he was able to pull free and run to a nearby home for help.

The suspect is described as balding with longer hair on the sides of his head. He was driving a red, extended-cab pickup truck with a cover on the truck's bed.

Anyone with information on this suspect should call Plainfield police.