Oakland boy escapes kidnapper! Be aware of your surroundings!

'Police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap a 10-year-old boy outside a home in Oakland on Tuesday, officials said.

The boy, who was not named, was standing outside his home on the 300 block of 45th Street, when a stranger walked up and grabbed him shortly before 9 p.m., Oakland Police Department officials said.

The boy broke away from his attacker and ran into his home, police said.The would-be abductor was described as an adult male with a large build, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. Police did not release any other description of the suspect.' 

(Article Credit: Evan Sernoffsky is a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer.)

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Oakland police at (510) 238-3641.

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