Kittery Police are looking into an attempted child abduction.


KITTERY, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Kittery Police Department is looking for information about a possible attempted abduction that occurred Thursday night.

Police say a 7-year-old boy was approached by a white van with a roof rack and dark tinted windows in the area of MacDougal St. around 8:30 Thursday night.

Police described the man in the van as a white male with white hair and a white beard. Police said he was between 50 and 60 years of age. He was wearing a red hat, a red shirt and jeans.

Police said the man got out of the van and came towards the child. The boy ran to a neighbor's house.

No license plate information was reported.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kittery Police Department: (207)-439-1638.


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PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire (NEWS CENTER) -- New Hampshire Police are asking for the public's assistance locating a missing teen.

16-year-old Brandon Shaw has been missing from Portsmouth, N.H. since August 8. Shaw is 5'6 and weighs 125 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. Shaw has ties to the Seabrook, NH and the Salisbury, Mass. area and may have been seen in that vicinity the weekend of August 9.

Foul play or criminal activity is not suspected.

If you have information on the whereabouts of this child, please contact your local police department or Portsmouth Police Department Detective Rebecca Hester at 603-610-7649.


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