CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland police have released additional information detailing the attempted kidnapping of a 13-year-old boy on the city's west side.
The teen told police that he was walking from a house on West 38th Street when he was approached by three men while on foot on Denison Avenue near Fulton Road at approximately 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.
According to the police report, the suspects knocked the boy to the ground and hit him several times in the head with a pistol. Police say they also punched him repeatedly and attempted to tie him up with an extension cord.
The boy was able to escape and flee to a nearby gas station for help.
Paramedics took the boy to MetroHealth Hospital for cuts to his head.
The victim's mother was issued a curfew citation. In Cleveland, the curfew for a 13-year-old is from 9:30 pm. to 6 a.m.
Police are still attempting to locate the three suspects.