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Fostoria police warn of attempted child abduction

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The Fostoria police department received a report an attempted child abduction.

It happened on South Town St. near the rail road crossing. A grandmother walking with her 4 year old grandson saw a white van with no windows stop. She says a black male got out of the vehicle and approached her grandson and tried grabbing him.

The grandmother grabbed her grandson and kicked the man until he let go of the child.

He did let go and returned to his vehicle and headed south.

The child and grandmother are unhurt but scared say police. A second witness said the vehicle traveled south on Columbus Ave toward Lytle St.

Police say be on the look out for a White van, older model with no windows. The suspect is a black male, thin in build, approximately 6 feet tall in his mid twenties. He has short or very close cropped hair to bald. He was clean shaven and was wearing blue jeans with a rip on the left knee.

Anyone with information is asked to call 419-435-8573.

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