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Police in Havering have said that "there is no evidence" of an alleged abduction taking place after it was reported that a teenage boy had been dragged away in a van from a Hornchurch street on Wednesday.
Police in Havering are appealing for a witness who reportedly saw a boy aged around 16 to 17-years-old being "dragged off in a van" in Hornchurch.
The van is described as small, coloured white but dirty and had a side opening door. The rear windows are believed to be blacked out and the front headlights are believed to have a blue-coloured tint.
Police said they are especially keen to be contacted by a dog walker seen in the local area who was witnessed shouting "stop" at the van. This witness is described as a white man, possibly aged in his 30s, walking a brown or gold coloured dog.
Police in Havering are appealing for witnesses after it was reported that a teenage boy had been dragged off a Hornchurch street into a van that then drove off.
At around 3pm on Wednesday, a white van stopped n Hylands Way, near the alleyway to Elms Close in Hornchurch and its occupants then dragged a teenage boy into the van and drove off, the police reported.
The alleged victim is described as a white male, possibly aged 16 to 17 years-old with a slim build and was wearing blue-coloured jeans and a grey-coloured jumper. It is possible he also had on a hat and headphones.