FRANKLIN, Ind. - Authorities were investigating the possible attempted abduction of a 15-year-old boy in Franklin.
The boy said he was walking to football practice on Simon Road near U.S. 31 on the city’s west side when he was approached, officials with the Franklin Police Department said.
The boy said a man in a white pickup truck stopped him and told him to get in the truck. The boy said he ran from the scene and the man chased him for a short distance, but left when the teen ran to a friend’s house.
The boy was not injured in the incident. Police said they have alerted parents in the area.
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