JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a possible abduction Thursday night.

The alleged abduction occurred near the 10900 block of Biscayne Boulevard around 5:30 p.m., according to JSO.

The victim is believed to be a female in her late thirties with long blonde hair and a petite build. She was last seen wearing jeans shorts and a maroon tank.

A witness claims to have spotted the woman appearing to be in distress, to get away from a vehicle when she dropped her purse near the 10900 block of Biscayne Boulevard. An unknown white male picked up the purse placed it in a vehicle and then the female was physically picked up and placed inside the vehicle. This incident prompted the witness to call 911, according to JSO.

A tweet from JSO states the suspect vehicle is a white Dodge Durango with black fender flares. The suspect is described as a tall, white male with gray hair wearing jean shorts and a baby blue shirt.

The vehicle was last seen heading East on Dunn Avenue.

First Coast News has a crew on scene and will update this developing story as we learn more.

Anyone who has any information about this crime is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500.

To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.