Police: Man tries to abduct a 13-year-old Macon boy

Police in Macon, Mo. Are looking for a man who tried to abduct a child.

The incident happened about 9:45 p.m. Thursday near the Jackson Street Park.

A 13-year-old old boy said an older hispanic man dressed in black approached him. The man was driving a white van.

Macon police said he tried to grab the boy who defended himself.

The man punched the boy and fled.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Macon Police Department at 660-385-2195.