Police say a man tried to hold the child northeast of Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – A man tried to hold a baby in the afternoon and on Sunday, according to lawmakers.

At around 4:00 pm, the Cedar Rapids Police Department was sent a report of a possible robbery in the 500 block of Sheffield Drive NE. Officials said an older man, wearing a sweater wearing a hat and a mask, tried to catch a two-year-old boy off the road.

One member of the family was able to intervene and prevent the baby from being taken away. The man got in the white car and left.

No arrests have been made, but police are investigating. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Cedar Rapids Police department.

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