Child escapes attempted abduction in New Britain

State police are asking parents to warn their children about the danger of strangers after a girl escaped an attempted abduction last week in New

NEW BRITAIN - State police are asking parents to warn their children about the danger of strangers after a girl escaped an attempted abduction last week in New Britain.

Police say an 11-year-old girl was walking to her summer camp when she was approached by an older man, who pulled up in a gray van. The entire incident was caught on surveillance video.

The girl ran away and reported the incident to her mother.

New Britain police warn parents about 'stranger danger'

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

One person was recovering from surgery Monday after 1 1 recovering after triple shooting in Bridgeport
The public got the chance to weigh in 2 Marijuana legalization decision expected by Wednesday.
Jackson Appelt plays football and lacrosse for the 3 Scholar Athlete: Jackson Appelt
The forum was held at Housatonic Community College 4 Public meeting tackles recreational marijuana in CT
UConn's win streak is now at 111 5 UConn women rout Oregon 90-52, advance to Final Four

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE