According to Metro, detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after the alleged victim was reportedly snatched. He is described as being white, male, aged approximately 16 – 17 years old and with a slim build.

The van, which is reported to have had blacked-out windows, is described as being white, and with a side-opening door.

If you can assist police in their enquiries, please call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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