A man tried to lure a woman into his vehicle near D'Youville College on Thursday morning and then lunged at her before driving away, Buffalo police said.
The incident happened at about 9:24 a.m. on Jersey Street, west of Niagara Street, police posted on Facebook.
The woman, a D'Youville student, told college security the individual was a black man in his 50s with a receding hairline. He was wearing a black jacket and black sport glasses with tinted lenses.
He was driving a black Chevrolet Impala with a grey interior and white and blue New York plates. The vehicle was last seen heading south on Niagara Street towards downtown.