Beachwood on alert after attempted child abduction on Cable Avenue

An 11-year-old boy told police that a man in a black Audi tried to pull him into his car Thursday afternoon. (3/22/13)

BEACHWOOD - Authorities in Beachwood say they are on the lookout for a child predator after a failed abduction attempt Thursday afternoon.

An 11-year-old boy says a man in a black four-door Audi with New Jersey license plates attempted to pull him into his car on Cable Avenue.

The child told police that the man grabbed his arm, but he managed to break free and call police.

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The man is described as white, approximately six feet tall, bald and wearing a black leather jacket.

Anyone with information about the incident can call Beachwood police at 732-341-1249.

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