Police: Customers Save Girls From Attempted Abduction

Posted at 12:06 PM, Jan 19, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-19 14:22:14-05

COLDWATER, Mich.- Officers with the Coldwater Police Department said a man from Union County was arrested for an attempted abduction.

It happened Friday evening at the McDonald’s restaurant on East Chicago Street.

Investigators said the suspect tried to abduct two 8-year-old girls but customers jumped in to stop him.

The 35-year-old man ran away but was quickly caught. He was taken to the Branch County Jail.

The children were not injured.