A seven-year-old boy was kidnapped from a pool car on way to his school at Gandhi Maidan area in Patna on Monday.

Three motorcycle-borne persons stopped the pool car at gunpoint near a posh hotel in Gandhi Maidan area and took him away, ADG (Headquarters) Neelmani said.

The boy, a class 1 student who has been identified as Shreya, was on way to Christ Church school from his residence at Kankarbagh area.

Five other children were also travelling in the pool car.