Police report child abduction attempt in NE Cedar Rapids Sunday
4, 2021 8:10 am, Updated: Oct.
4, 2021 8:30 am
Cedar Rapids police are investigating an attempted child abduction incident that happened Sunday.
At about 4 p.m., officers responded to information about a possible abduction attempt in the 500 block of Sheffield Drive, NE, according to a news release.
Police learned on scene that a man wearing a hooded shirt and mask tried to grab a 2-year-old child off the sidewalk.
A nearby family member stopped the attempted abduction and saw the man get into a white car before driving away, the release stated.
Police are asking anyone with information to call the Cedar Rapids Police Department at 319-286-5491.