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Police: Man tried to drag boy into van in South Buffalo

A man tried to pull a 12-year-old boy into his van Monday afternoon in South Buffalo, according to Buffalo police.

The boy just got off the school bus at Macamley and Durant streets at about 2:20 p.m. when a man driving a white van tried to grab him.

The man is described as a white male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a medium build, short blonde hair, short goatee and a scar on his right forearm. He was wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans and a striped jacket.

The van had a dent on the front right side, police said.

Anyone who may have information is asked to call 911.