Police looking for man who tried to kidnap child in south Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Buffalo Police are looking for an attempted kidnapper following a Monday incident in south Buffalo.

At 2:20 p.m., just after a 12-year-old boy got off a school bus at Macamley and Durant Streets, police say a man tried to grab him and drag him into a vehicle.

The suspect is described as a white man with a medium build standing at 5’10. Police say he has short blond hair, a short goatee and a scar on his right forearm.

At the time, he was wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans and a striped jacket.

His vehicle was described as a white van that has been dented on the front right side.

Anyone with further information on the kidnapper is asked to call 911.

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