An attempted abduction is under investigation in northeast Iowa.

According to Butler County Sheriff's officials, the incident happened near the Bridgeway Convenience Store in Greene Thursday evening (July 27, 2017).

Witnesses report the assailant is an older man with a beard, possibly cross-eyed, with a raspy voice. He was driving a light-colored mini-van.

No one was injured.

Anyone with information on the attempted abduction should contact the Butler County Sheriff's Department or local authorities.