DULUTH — Duluth police are asking for the public's help after a masked man reportedly attempted to abduct a child Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the Lakeside-Lester Park neighborhood.

The incident occurred just before 4 p.m. on the 5200 block of East Avondale Street. It was reported that the suspect attempted to lure an 8-year-old boy into his vehicle, police spokeswoman Ingrid Hornibrook said.

The child did not comply and notified a parent, who called 911, Hornibrook said. The suspect left the scene by the time officers arrived.

As far as any description that investigators are working with, Hornibrook said: "The male was wearing a mask and we can’t confirm with 100% certainty the vehicle."

Anyone with information on the incident or other potential suspicious activity is asked to call 911.

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"If you see anything suspicious in your neighborhood, please take note of certain details like make, model, and color of a vehicle and any unique features such as bumper stickers," police said in a statement. "Reports on suspicious people should include a description of clothing, unique features of the person like tattoos or birthmarks, height, weight, and hair color."