Student reports man tried to kidnap him with gun near Pawnee Elementary in Overland Park

A Pawnee Elementary student reported an attempted kidnapping on Monday, and while there are no leads, Overland Park police say there will be additional patrol officers in the area — especially after school. Photo via Johnson County Appraiser's Office website.

The Overland Park Police Department is sending more patrol officers near Pawnee Elementary in the Shawnee Mission School District after a student reported an attempted kidnapping Monday.

A male elementary student told Overland Park police officers that a man in a white SUV stopped him while he was trying to catch up to his friends near the school Monday afternoon, according to Overland Park Public Information Officer John Lacy.