Police investigate 2 child abduction attempts near Hartford school

Published on Thursday, 16 November 2017 11:01
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HARTFORD - Police are investigating after two attempted child abductions were reported near a Connecticut school.

Authorities say both attempts happened around E.B. Kennelly School in Hartford when buses dropped students off. The first happened Sept. 22 around 3 p.m., and the second was reported around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say the suspect targeted girls between the ages of 10 and 13 and tried to lure them into his vehicle. The vehicle has been described as a four-door sedan, possibly an Acura TL.

Hartford police say there will be extra security at schools, and they warn parents to be aware.

An investigation is ongoing.

Posted in New Britain Herald, General News, State on Thursday, 16 November 2017 11:01. Updated: Thursday, 16 November 2017 11:04.