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CCISD officer halts attempted abduction at Ray High School

Posted at 11:51 AM, Feb 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-15 01:13:55-05

A 16-year old boy has been detained by Corpus Christi police after trying to snatch a girl from Ray High School.

According to CCISD Police Chief Kirby Warnke, the boy grabbed the girl who was on campus about 9:10 a.m.

A CCISD police officer saw a struggle and ran toward the pair. That’s when the boy released the girl and ran.

The officer chased the boy and called for backup. Corpus Christi Police and a city marshal immediately responded to the scene. They caught the boy near Orlando Drive and Casa Bonita Drive.

He has been taken into custody.

Warnke tells KRIS 6 the boy and girl are known to have had some type of relationship.