Bridgewater Police Investigate Attempted Abduction of 3-Year-Old

Police are investigating after a resident reported an attempted abduction of a 3-year-old child.

According to authorities, police responded to Maple Street at approximately 12:43 p.m. for a report of an attempted abduction of a 3-year-old child.

Officials say the caller told police that approximately 30 minutes before calling them he noticed a male standing on his driveway, while the 3-year-old child was in the fenced in yard. The caller said the male walked away and got into a gray or silver mini-van after he yelled at him.

Police have reviewed home surveillance video near the area of the incident but have do not have enough information to substantiate the allegation.

Anyone with any information or home security cameras in the area of Maple Street is asked to contact the Bridgewater Police Department at 908-722-4111 extension 4151 or the Bridgewater Police TIPS line at 877-660-4636

This incident remains under investigation.