MARIETTA, Ga. -- Marietta Police are searching for a man they say tried to abduct a child near Franklin Road last week.

According to a release from the department, the attempted abduction occurred on Nov. 6. at the Ridge Pointe apartment complex.

Authorities say a white man attempted to abduct a 9-year-old boy while he got off his school bus. The child was able to break free of the suspect and run home.

Police conducted a search for the suspect and were unable to locate him.

Anyone with information on the suspect is being asked to contactDetective Mark Erion at 770-794-5363 or the Marietta Police Anonymous Tip Line at 770-794-6990.

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