Police called out to report of attempted kidnapping in South Austin


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Police were called out to a neighborhood surrounding Galindo Elementary School in South Austin Wednesday night after a report of a kidnapping.

Neighbors told KXAN they saw police questioning a man near some homes behind the school. Others said on the Nextdoor app that they saw K9s and a helicopter assisting in a search.

Police have not said whether a suspect was identified or taken into custody.

Police could not give many details of the call or whether the victim was a child or an adult.

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