Osceola County Sheriff's deputies have launched an investigation after witnesses reported seeing a bound-and-gagged teen forced into a vehicle.
The incident happened around 7:15 p.m. Thursday near Osceola Parkway and John Young Parkway.
According to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office, witnesses said they saw a teen boy, about 15 years old, being removed from the trunk of a white Nissan Altima. The witnesses told deputies that four other teens, all about 18 years old, forced the boy back into the vehicle and drove toward Orange County.
The teen who was tied and gagged was described as 5 feet 4 inches tall and 110 pounds with black, short hair. He was wearing tan, knee-length, baggy shorts and a gray T-shirt.
Deputies said they've not received any kidnapping, abduction, disturbance or missing persons reports or calls matching the description of this case.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS or the Osceola County Sheriff's Office at 407-348-2222.