Suspect arrested after approaching three young girls in north St. Louis
By KMOV Web Producer
(KMOV.com) -- A man has been arrested after police said he approached three young girls waiting for their bus in north St. Louis.
Police said the incident happened sometime around 6 a.m. Wednesday morning near the intersection of Broadway and Bittner. According to reports, the 33-year-old suspect pulled up in a vehicle and talked to the girls. When the man got out of his vehicle, the girls ran.
Officers were called to the scene a short time later and were able to take the suspect into custody. He is being held while police investigate.
Police are not sure what the suspect's motive was when he approached the girls, but right now, police said, they do not have evidence that suggests the man attempted to abduct the girls.