Masked Man Tried to Abduct Child Over the Weekend, Police Urge Vigilance

WTHI-TV contributed to this report 

KNOX COUNTY -- Police in Knox County are searching for a person they say tried to abduct a child from a playground Sunday afternoon.

WTHI-TV in Terre Haute reporting the incident happened at the Ouabache Trials Park.

Police say an 11-year-old girl was playing when a man tried to take her.  The girl was able to get away and run for help. 

Police describe the man as white, wearing all black and a black mask.

Anyone with information should contact authorities.

Officials are urging folks out there to stay vigilant and report anything suspicious to police.