Teen, 14, reports possible attempted kidnapping while walking home in Waxhaw

WAXHAW, N.C. — Police are investigating a possible attempted kidnapping Friday night in Union County.

A 14-year-old told police he was walking home around 9:15 p.m. near Exbury Gardens in Waxhaw when a man pulled up next to him in a car and demanded he get in.

Waxhaw Police are investigating a possible stranger abduction that occurred last night in the area of Exbury Gardens...

Posted by Waxhaw Police Department on Saturday, September 21, 2019

The victim said he ran away and called police after he made it home.

The suspect may be driving a green Toyota Corolla, police said.

Officials said a witness reported seeing a dark-colored car speeding north on Waxhaw-Marvin Road around the same time, and nearly hit the bridge.

If you have any information, police said to call 911 immediately or contact the Waxhaw Police Department.