Police investigate attempted kidnapping in Amherst

AMHERST, OH (WOIO) - Amherst Police are investigating an attempted kidnapping.

Authorities said a little girl was walking on Lincoln Street when a white man in blue van told the 11-year-old to get inside.

It happened around 3:10 p.m. while the child was walking home from Nord School.  The victim told police she ran back to the school and reported the incident.

Officers responded to the scene, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Anyone having further information or has experienced a similar incident please contact the Amherst Police Department at 440-988-2625.

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