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Arrest made in attempt to kidnap 16 year old girl

Antonio Veloz Flores Antonio Veloz Flores

Amarillo, TX - Monday night a 16 year old female contacted police and told them a man tried to force her into his vehicle. The man followed her in a pickup as she was walking in the area of Mesa Verde and N. Hill.

The driver got out of the truck and tried to drag her into the truck. The female was able to get loose and go to a friends house. The police were contacted and given a description and tag number. 

Police located the suspect who appeared to be intoxicated. Antonio Veloz Flores was arrested for DWI and taken into custody. He was taken to Potter County Correction Center and was found to be in possession cocaine.

Flores has also been charged with Unlawful Restraint of a child under 17, and Possession of Controlled Substance in a Correctional Facility. The incident is still under investigation.

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