Columbus Child Says A Man Tried to Kidnap Him

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  Columbus police are investigating an attempted child abduction in South Columbus after a man reportedly tried to snatch a child off his bicycle.

A five-year-old boy told his mother and officers he was riding his bike along Plantation Road Friday night when a black male in his thirties, driving a red pick-up truck tried to "rob him and take him away."

The child was not injured in the alledged incident.