Man Tries To Abduct 12-Year-Old on Long Island

Police on Long Island are searching for a suspect who tried to kidnap a 12-year-old boy in Freeport.

The boy was walking alone on North Brookside Avenue around 5 p.m. on Tuesday night when a man walked up behind him.  Police said the man grabbed the boy and put his hand over his mouth.

A driver in a passing car saw what was happening and began honking his horn.  The boy escaped and the suspect fled.

The was not injured.

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