ABDUCTION ATTEMPT: Police Find Accused


Des Moines police say they’ve found the man accused of attempting to abduct a child Friday.

Police say the incident happened in the morning near 30th and Hickman. A witness told police a man in truck tried to lure a teenage girl into his vehicle.

After a witness approached the two, the girl said she was scared and the driver took off. The girl told the witness the man tried to get her into the truck.

Des Moines police say the license plate matched a truck owned by a registered sex offender. He was found Saturday and is cooperating with their investigation.

He has not been charged at this time but police are still investigating.

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