GLEN ROCK, NJ - An unidentified man grabbed an 11-year-old boy and pulled him to the front of the local CVS after the boy accidentally stepped on the man's ankle, according to police.

The child was not hurt during the encounter, police said.

On Friday, Jan. 24 at approximately 4 p.m., the store manager at CVS, 175 Rock Road, called the police when an "enraged" man grabbed the boy after he "accidentally stepped on the man's ankle while in the middle of the aisle," police said. The man proceeded to "grab the child by his clothing and pull him to the front of the store."

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Police said the "store manager intervened and directed the man to let go of the boy, at which time the man fled the store."

The suspect was described as a white middle-aged male, wearing a grey crew neck, shirt and jeans. He was last seen leaving the area in a dark colored four-door sedan. Detectives are currently reviewing video footage from the store and other area businesses in an effort to identify the man. 

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is asked to contact Detective Sergeant James Calaski at (201) 670-3948 or