UPDATE --- An Amber Alert has been issued for a 5-year-old Hispanic boy who was taken by a stranger while inside Maple Lawn Elementary in Dallas Tuesday afternoon.
Police said the man went into the school and took the boy at about 2 p.m.
A witness said the boy, Edwin Villarreal, left with a Hispanic male between 30-35 years old, standing about 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighing approximately 320 pounds. The man was wearing a sleeveless red shirt and cut-off blue jean shorts.
The man drove away from the school in a full-sized dark purple or black Ford van with the last three digits on the license plate believed to be 643.
The school is located at 3120 Inwood Road, between Lemmon and Maple avenues.
Anyone who sees the purple van is asked to call the Dallas Police Department.