BRIDGEPORT - Police say a man attempted to abduct a child in Bridgeport Tuesday morning.

The incident happened at around 9 a.m. near the corner of Norman Street near Fairfield Avenue.

Police say the victim, an 11-year-old girl who attends Roosevelt Elementary School, said she was approached by a man in a car who offered her a ride as she walked to school.

Investigators say a man inside the car told her to get in, but she refused and, he sped away.

Police have not released details about the driver but say he was driving a black four-door vehicle with a broken front headlight.