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

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
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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.