Attempted child abduction near school in Daly City

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DALY CITY (KRON) — A man tried to abduct a child in Daly City on Wednesday afternoon near a school, according to police.

The incident happened near F.D. Roosevelt K-8 school, located at 1200 Skyline Dr., at around 3:45 p.m. Police said the attempted abduction happened on Skyline Drive between Longview Drive and Oceanside Drive near the grassy lot area, police said.

The suspect is described as being in his 20s, wearing a black t-shirt, blue jeans, a close-cut beard. Police said the suspect is white.

The man allegedly grabbed the child from behind. The student was able to break free and run home.

“…Younger students should not walk to or from school alone and older students are encouraged to walk with at least one other person,” police said.

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