State police are investigating a report of a possible kidnapping attempt Sunday on McKennan Road in the town of Herkimer.
Troopers said the suspicious incident occurred at about 2 p.m.
An eight-year-old girl reported a man in a two-door silver vehicle with yellow New York state license plates exited the passenger side of the vehicle and attempted to lure her into the vehicle.
The girl grabbed her younger sister, ran home and told her parents.
The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 18 years old, with shoulder-length blonde hair and thin build.
Anyone with information is asked to contact state police in Herkimer at 866-7112.