The Fruita Police Department is investigating an alleged attempted abduction of a 12-year- old girl Tuesday afternoon.

According to Fruita Police, there was a report that a 12-year-old girl was approached around 5:30 Tuesday afternoon by a male subject in the area of Olga Anson Park in the Vista Valley Subdivision. The girl was reportedly grabbed from behind, but then ran away from the perpetrator who ran in an unknown direction.

The male was described as being 20-40 years of age, about 6 feet tall, with dark hair and a mustache, and wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the Fruita Police Department at 858-3008 or non-emergency dispatch at 242-6707