Alert released on attempted abduction

February 6, 2012 2:58:11 PM PST
Police and school officials in west suburban Elmhurst have released an alert to families regarding an attempted child abduction.

The incident happened on Tuesday, January 31, in neighboring Addison.

An elementary school student was walking on Lorraine near Ardmore school around 3:30 p.m. when police say he was approached by a man who tried to lure him into his vehicle by asking if he needed a ride.

The student refused and went directly home.

Addison police are investigating.