Police probe attempted child abduction in Nutley

Nutley parents are reminding their children about "stranger danger" after police reported an attempted child abduction occurred earlier this week. Cops say it happened at

NUTLEY - Nutley parents are reminding their children about "stranger danger" after police reported an attempted child abduction occurred earlier this week. Cops say it happened at around 6 p.m. Wednesday near Brown and Harrison streets. They say a man approached a 7-year-old boy and offered him candy before trying to grab him.Investigators say the boy was able to run away and tell an adult.Police say the suspect is a heavy-set black man, about 5 feet, 10 inches tall and was wearing a black T-shirt with profanity, blue jeans and white tennis shoes with stars on them. He was seen driving away in a dark sedan with a dented front fender and a loud muffler.

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