Police are investigating an alleged abduction attempt.
Police are investigating an alleged abduction attempt.

Qld boy, 12, riding scooter targeted in attempted abduction

QUEENSLAND Police are investigating after reports of the attempted abduction of a child in the Gold Coast's north.

Police were called to a Pimpama address at 7.45pm after reports of a man attempting to lure a young boy into his car.

The 12-year-old boy was riding his scooter when the man, reported to be driving a dark Holden, tried to get him in the car.

The child threw his scooter down and ran home.

His parents called police immediately, who apparently patrolled the area all night.

A police spokesman confirmed officers had attended the scene and the report would be investigated.


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