Child abduction attempt reported in Newport
Police are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect involved in a recent attempted child abduction near Newport Elementary School.
A fourth-grade girl who attends Newport Elementary told police she was walking home from school about 4 p.m. Friday, April 5, near Seventh Avenue and Ninth Street when a man drove by her and then parked and got out of his vehicle. The man yelled at her to get in the vehicle, Newport Police Chief Curt Montgomery said.
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