PD: Avondale teen says she was forced into truck at gunpoint

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AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Avondale police are investigating after a 15-year-old girl said she was forced into a truck at gunpoint Thursday morning.

The girl told police that she was walking to Westview High School at about 7:30 a.m. when she was approached by a man driving a dark blue, older model, two-door extended cab truck with tinted windows.

He reportedly approached her brandishing a handgun and told her to get into the truck, according to Sgt. Brandon Busse. Once inside the truck they began talking and she told him she was 15, which prompted him to drop her off near the school.

The man proceeded northbound on 107th Avenue toward Indian School Road.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, possibly 45 to 50 years old.

The girl was not physically harmed during the incident.

Police are attempting to locate the truck.