SANFORD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Sanford Police Officers were dispatched to the corner of High Street and Bates for a report of possible child abduction Tuesday at approximately 6:20 p.m.
Officers arrived on scene and spoke with two 10-year-old females that were involved. They stated that a black van pulled up alongside of them while they were walking and spoke to them. The male driver exited the vehicle, grabbed the shirt of one of the girls, and pulled her. The other juvenile who was walking in front turned and yelled to him. The male let go, got back into his vehicle, and fled the area. He is described as a tall black male in his 40's with a bald head and a scruffy beard that was slightly gray. He was wearing a green shirt and blue jeans. The van is described as all black with rear doors that were white in color.
The females were not injured in this incident.