A woman and child watch Lewiston police officers interview a neighbor Thursday morning at an apartment on Sabattus Street. Several dozen Lewiston officers and detectives, along with officers from other law enforcement agencies, were canvassing the area around Sabattus, Nichols and Wood streets, across the street from where a shooting occurred Wednesday. The events were unrelated, according to police. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

LEWISTON — Police said Thursday they were investigating an attempted child abduction that occurred at about 3:30 a.m. on Wood Street in Lewiston.

The child was reported to be safe and uninjured.

Detectives were canvassing the area of Sabattus and College streets, asking neighbors to help identify surveillance photographs of a male walking across the street.

Police described the suspect as a thin Black man who looked to be between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall.

The investigation was continuing late Thursday, according to police.

Anyone with information should call Detective Joe Philippon of the Lewiston Police Department at 207-513-3001, Ext. 3320.

A woman is interviewed by Lewiston police officers Thursday morning on Sabattus Street. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

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