RADFORD, Va. -

The Radford Police Department is investigating a reported abduction attempt near an elementary school.

The incident happened Friday night in the 700 block of 12th Street.

Here is the news release from Radford Police:

At approximately 6:15 pm this evening, Radford City Police responded to the 700 Block of Twelfth Street in the West end of Radford for a reported attempted abduction near the elementary school.

The attempt was reported by a parent who stated it occurred around 6 pm.

Three children, between the ages of 7 and 8 years old, stated a small compact dark in color vehicle with two males inside approached them and offered them money to get into the vehicle.

The vehicle is believed to be an older model red and black Mitsubishi Eclipse or Camaro with a spoiler on the back.

The bottom of the vehicle is believed to be red with a black hood and black on the sides below the doors.

It may also be convertible. Some damage is believed to be on one side of the vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle is believed to be a white male; the passenger is described as a dark skinned male possibly wearing a black hat. No other information is available at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Radford Police Department at (540) 731-3624.