Police in Homer are looking for the man they say tried to abduct a 10-year-old girl walking home alone from school.

Officers say the attempt happened on Elm Avenue in the village at about 3:45 pm Thursday.  The man reportedly drove alongside the girl and asked her to get in the car, but she ran away and went home.  The man was described as "chubby," clean-shaven, with short, dark hair.  The car was a 2005 0r 2006 mid-size gray sedan.  Homer police are interested in any information about the incident.