A man has been accused of an attempted abduction after seen using a puppy to lure a child into his vehicle Saturday afternoon in Detroit, police say.
Witnesses told police that the suspect was driving a newer model silver Dodge Charger at the Citgo gas station on McNichols with a black puppy in the front seat.
The suspect approached the 10-year-old boy, who police say frequents the area. A witness intervened and walked the boy home to make sure he got in safe, police say.
The suspect is described as a 6-foot tall, medium-build white male with a bald head. He was wearing a green jacket, black pants and black sunglasses. Police believe the man lives in Redford.
Police viewed the gas station's surveillance video, which confirmed the witness accounts.
The investigation is ongoing.
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