ULYSSES, Kan. -

Authorities in western Kansas are investigating a report of an attempted abduction.

It happened in Ulysses, while a child was walking to school Tuesday morning.

The boy told police he was approached by a man driving a white van. The driver offered the boy a ride to Kepley Middle School, but the child ran away.

Police searched for the driver and the van, but found nothing.

The school sent a text message to parents warning them about the situation.