Police in Livingston are investigating an attempted child abduction that happened just before 6 p.m. Thursday. The child’s mother said an unknown male grabbed her child and began to pull him away from the sidewalk.

He’s described as white with a darker complexion in his mid 30s, wearing a dark hoodie with light-colored sweat pants. He may have a flame tattoo on his left wrist. The vehicle was described as a black Nissan sedan.

Livingston Police Department have subsequently increased their presence in school zones and other areas where children may be present. Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the Livingston Police Department at 406-222-2050.