Lake St. Louis police search for 2 suspects following attempted abduction
(KMOV) – Police in Lake St. Louis are looking for two men following an attempted abduction Thursday morning.
According to police, two suspects attempted to abduct an 8-year-old who was with his dog in his front yard around 6:30 a.m. on Shire drive near Highway N.
Police say that the men pulled their puck-up truck next to the child and attempted to lure the child closer with candy.
Police described one suspect as a white male, possibly in his early 20s who was last seen wearing a red baseball cap and a blue shirt. The other suspect was described as a black male who was last seen wearing a green shirt, possibly balding who was a passenger in the vehicle.
Police say both men were spotted in an older bright red pickup truck with a “tonneau “cover .
Anyone with information is asked to call Lake St. Louis police at (636) 625-8018.