12 Year Old Escapes Apparent Abduction

Police are searching for a man who apparently attempted to abduct a child near Travis Middle School.

Amarillo police tell us the incident happened just after 4:00 Friday afternoon. They say a 12 year old boy was leaving school when he told officers a black man in a red car forced him into his car.

The child says he was able to get away and run to this nearby gas station for help.