Attempted kidnapping in Beaumont

Attempted kidnapping in Beaumont

Beaumont Police responded to an attempted kidnapping of three children near the 2200 block of West Virginia Monday, April 23. 

According to a press release, officers were told that a vehicle with three occupants called out to three children who were walking home from Blanchette Elementary. Details are limited at this time, however Beaumont Police Detectives are working diligently to gather as much information as possible about the incident. 

Beaumont Police Department (BPD) is working with Beaumont Independent School District Police Department as well as Lamar University Police Department, as a similar incident reportedly happened on campus Friday.

BPD is encouraging parents to speak with their children about stranger danger, and what to do if they are approached by strangers.

If you have any information about this incident or any similar incidents, please contact the Beaumont Police Department at 409-832-1234.