Canton police release photo of suspect vehicle in attempted abduction at bus stop

Posted at 12:51 PM, Jan 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-20 18:17:19-05

CANTON, MI (WXYZ) — Canton police say they are searching for a man who attempted to abduct a 12-year-old boy at the bus stop this week.

According to police, the 12-year-old was at his bus stop in the 51074 block of Mott Road (College Park Mobile Homes) at around 7:20 a.m. on January 19 when the suspect, described by police as a 6 foot, thin built, clean-shaven white male with short, spiked blond hair attempted to grab the 12-year-old. The suspect is believed to be around 30 years old.

Police say the student was able to fight him off and flee the area.

The suspect was last seen wearing a black hoodie and gray pants. He was driving a white 4-door sedan, possibly a Ford Taurus. On Thursday, police released a photo of the suspect vehicle:

Police are asking anyone who may have any information on the suspect or the incident is asked to contact the Canton Police Department at 734-394-5400.