Police in New Hartford are searching for a suspect in an attempted abduction.
KWWL reports the incident happened Saturday. A New Hartford woman says her eight-year-old daughter was outside of a hair salon near city hall around 2:00 p.m.
The woman says an older man with a gray beard and mustache approached her daughter in a black van. The man allegedly told the girl there was a family emergency and she needed to get in the van.
The girl ran inside the salon to her mother.
The case remains under investigation.