Police seek would-be kidnapper

ALBANY — Investigators at the Albany Police Department are searching for a reported would-be kidnapper, police officials say. According to reports, a young girl was sitting on her porch on the 300 block of South Mock Road on Wednesday evening when a man attempted to kidnap her.

The suspect, who reportedly fled the scene, is described as a black male, between 5-2 and 5-5, with dreadlocks. He was wearing a blue shirt, with sweat pants and green shoes, police said.

Officials say it’s uncertain whether there is a relationship between the young girl and the suspect.