Two abduction attempts in Northeast Kingdom

NEWPORT and BARTON, Vt. Two abduction attempts have happened in the Northeast Kingdom in two days.

Police in Newport and Barton are asking for your help to figure out who may be behind the incidents.

A 14-year-old girl told Newport police she was walking down Mount Vernon Street after 6 p.m. on Friday. That's when she said a man pulled up in a Sedan and told her to get in the car.

The teen refused, and the man drove off toward Western Avenue.

He is described as an older white male with short, white hair. He may be driving an older model dark green Subaru Outback with a loud muffler and Vermont license plate.

In Barton, police are looking for the man who police said tried to kidnap a teenage boy.

While the 16-year-old was walking along Route 16 near Roaring Brook Road on Saturday morning, a car approached him.

The teen told police the driver asked if he wanted a ride. When the teen said no, the man allegedly got out of his car and tried to force him into the passenger side.

Police said the teen was able break free and run away.

The man is described as a white male in his 50's or 60's, driving a maroon Chrysler convertible with Vermont plates.

Newport police tells Channel 3 they believe the incidents are not related.

Call police if you've seen these men or their cars.