Rice School student abducted and robbed at bus stop in southeast Houston

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019
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A student of The Rice School was robbed at gunpoint at bus stop in southeast Houston.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The principal of a Houston public school warned parents about the brief abduction and robbery of one of their students.

The principal of The Rice School issued a letter to parents about the incident Monday morning.

The letter said that a student was walking to his bus stop on Sorsby Way in southeast Houston when he was briefly abducted by two males in a black vehicle who displayed a weapon and took the student's cell phone before pushing him out of a car on E. Orem Dr.

HISD police are investigating the incident.

The Rice School is a K-8 magnet school for Spanish and technology located near Kirby at N. Braeswood.

HISD released the following statement on the incident:

A student who attends The Rice School PK-8 reported that he was briefly abducted by two males in a black vehicle as he walked to his bus stop near Law Elementary School on Monday morning. Thankfully, the student was able to get away safely and reported he was unharmed. The incident is under investigation by the HISD Police Department and Houston Police Department. We take these situations very seriously as the safety of our students is our absolute top priority.

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