Northeast Tarrant

Southlake teen reports attempted abduction

Police are investigating a teenager’s report that a group tried to get him into their vehicle Tuesday night.

The boy was walking in the 600 block of East Dove Road about 10 p.m. when a dark SUV with three people inside approached him, according to a Southlake Police Department news bulletin. A man in the SUV displayed a knife and told him to get in the vehicle.

The teenager refused and ran away, and the driver of the SUV drove away.

Police request that anyone with information about the reported incident to contact Detective Briggs at 817-748-8336 or

Mark David Smith: 817-390-7808, @MarkSmith_FWST