Sylvan Lake have released this drawing of a suspect who tried to pull a boy into his vehicle.

Sylvan Lake have released this drawing of a suspect who tried to pull a boy into his vehicle.

Sylvan RCMP release drawing of suspect in attempted abduction

Sylvan Lake RCMP have released a composite drawing of a man who tried to get a 12-year-old boy into his vehicle on Wednesday.

Sylvan Lake RCMP have released a composite drawing of a man who tried to get a 12-year-old boy into his vehicle on Wednesday.

At about 4 p.m. a 12-year-old boy was approached by the man who was driving an older grey Honda four-door car near Mother Theresa School in the area of Old Boomer Road in Sylvan Lake. The man drove up to the boy, grabbed him by the arm and then tried to pull him into his vehicle. The youth was able to free himself and run to safety.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, between 25 to 30 years of age, medium to heavy build, bald, wearing a black hoodie with the hood pulled over his head and wearing sunglasses.

One of the of the tires on the vehicle had a black rim.

Police are asking anyone with any information that may identify the suspect to please contact the Sylvan Lake RCMP at (403) 858-7200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).