Possible Child Abduction Reported in East Alton

EAST ALTON, Il. (KMOX) – East Alton police are investigating a possible child abduction.

A young witness told police he saw a man snatch a boy near Grand and Murry Streets around 5 p.m. Tuesday. He described a white utility van with newspaper covering the windows.

No one has come forward to say they have a missing child.

The boy is described as a short, white male between 13- and 14-years-old wearing a red polo shirt and blue jean shorts. He has brown hair that is longer on the top and shorter on the sides.

Police say this is an ongoing investigation.

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