Utica Police are investigating an attempted abduction.

Kristine Bellino, WIBX

Police say a woman and her husband saw a man trying to lure a five-year old child into his vehicle in the area of High Street and Addington Place on Tuesday.

The man fled after the woman and her husband yelled at him.

Police say a similar incident happened in the Syracuse area on the same day and in both instances, the suspect vehicle and description is nearly identical.

The suspect is an older white man, possibly in his 60s, with short hair.

He was driving a smaller, older model white pickup truck.

Anyone with information is asked to call Utica Police at 735-3301.