SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (WAVY) - Virginia State Police canceled an endangered missing child alert for a male child around 5:45 p.m. Friday, but are still searching him.
The alert was issued by State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, after a woman said she saw a child being abducted in Spotsylvania.
The woman said she saw the boy on HollyBrook Drive around 1:30 p.m. when a man got out of the passenger side door of a van and dragged the child, who was screaming, inside.
Spotsylvania Police are still looking for the unknown boy, who appeared to be about 12-years-old and was wearing a red and white striped shirt with blue cargo pants. He had light brown hair and looked to be about 5' tall and 70 to 80 pounds in weight.
The boy may be in the company of an unknown white or Hispanic man wearing a black tank top and black pants, who appeared to be 25 to 30 years of age.
The vehicle was described as a blue, commercial full-size van with two rear doors, tinted windows and a white or gray primer paint spot on the rear.
At this point, no additional information has been released about why the alert was canceled, but police said, so far, no one has reported a missing child in the area.
Anyone with information about the child is asked to call the Spotsylvania Police Department at 540-507-7200 or the Virginia State Police at 1-800-VACHILD.
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