Man arrested in Minn. attempted abduction 19 Jan 12

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) – A man is jailed on suspicion he tried to abduct a girl on her way to school in Brooklyn Park.

Police say a student approached a school resource officer at Brooklyn Junior High School Thursday morning. She said she was confronted by a man who asked her to talk to him as she walked to school.

Police say the man grabbed the girl’s arm. She was able to break free and walk to school, where she reported the incident to police.

Officers arrested the suspect in Minneapolis. He is in jail pending charges.

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