Police say the 11 year-old boy from Hull was approached by a man driving a black car on North Road in Hessle around 8pm on Thursday night.
The boy was riding his scooter on the footpath when a man driving a black car with tinted windows pulled up alongside him.
“The man is described as of mixed race appearance, in his 20s with a partially bald head,” police said.
“The man shouted at the boy to ‘get in the car’. The boy sensibly did not respond to the man and rode quickly home.”
Anyone witnesses are asked to call Humberside Police on 101 quotin greference 567 of 30/06/2016.