A Facebook post has been circulating that claims an attempted kidnapping occurred in Alice. However, no reports have been made to police about the situation.

On Thursday, Alice police officials posted a message on the Facebook page that stated they were notified of the post and have not been available to valid such a claim.

"It has been brought to our attention that a post is circulating on social media regarding an attempted kidnapping that allegedly occurred in Alice. We have checked into these allegations and they are unfounded," said police officials. "We want to remind the public that if at any time you see something suspicious or if you feel unsafe please call 911. As of this date there have been no reports to Law Enforcement about an alleged kidnapping of woman or children in Alice."

Police have been patrolling businesses in the area and do so every shift.

Please be aware of your surroundings and report any suspicious activity. All calls will be investigated. In an emergency call 911," police officials said.