Suspect sketch released in Boonton attempted abduction

Police say this is the man that attempted to abduct a 10-year-old girl in Boonton.

Police say this is the man that attempted to abduct a 10-year-old girl in Boonton. (3/31/15)

BOONTON - The Boonton Police Department has released a description and suspect sketch for the man they say attempted to abduct a 10-year-old girl last week.

Police say a girl reported that while walking home from school last Tuesday along Cedar and Liberty streets, a man in his 20s grabbed her arm and tried to pull her into his car. She was able to get away and ran home.

The man is described as being about 5 feet, 9 inches tall with “olive” or light tan skin. He was wearing black cargo pants, black boots and a black T-shirt with a skull on it. He was also wearing a black mask over his face.

He was driving a newer, black “Lincoln Town Car” type of vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Boonton Police Department Detective Bureau at 973-402-9371 extension 610 or 613.

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