(KMOV.com) – The Illinois State Police said they are investigating reports of attempted child abductions over the July Fourth holiday weekend.
Police said the attempted abductions occurred in Gillespie, and near Benld.
Authorities described a person of interest as a white man who is 5'8''. Police said that person driving a Ford pick-up truck with a lawnmower in the truck’s bed.
Police told News 4 they found a person of interest and the truck. Police said he is cooperating.