Man grabs 12-year-old boy getting off bus, tries to drag him to vehicle

Posted at 11:43 AM, Jun 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-21 12:55:39-04

A 12-year-old boy was nearly dragged inside a vehicle after getting off the school bus in Buffalo, Monday afternoon.

Buffalo Police say the attempted kidnapping happened just before 2:30pm on the corner of Macamley and Durant Street. The boy had just gotten off the bus when a man tried to grab him and drag him into a waiting vehicle.

The man is described as white, 5'10" tall with a medium build, short blonde hair, a short goatee, and a scar on his right forearm. He was wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans and a striped jacket. His vehicle is described as a white van with a dent on the front right side.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911.