Authorities, School Officials Investigating Westside Incident

MARCH 1, 2006 - Posted at 3:13 p.m. CST

JONESBORO, AR - Officials of the Westside School District are investigating an incident that occured Monday morning in which an adult apparently attempted to abduct a student from the elementary school's campus.

The incident was confirmed to K8 News this afternoon by superintendent James Best, who said the incident occured Monday between 9 and 10 a.m.  Dr. Best said the incident is being investigated internally, as well as by the school's resource officer and the Craighead County Sheriff's Department.

K8 News will have more information on this incident tonight at 10 on Nighbeat.