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The suspect, who allegedly tried to abduct a child, was detained by members of the public before officers arrived.

The St. Helens Police Department is looking for witnesses to an alleged kidnapping attempt in the vicinity of Campbell Park on Wednesday morning, Sept. 1.

Police say they arrested a 24-year-old St. Helens man responding to a 10:22 a.m. report that members of the public had detained someone near Columbia River Highway and McBride Street, allegedly after the suspect attempted to abduct a child.

The man was arrested on an outstanding warrant and taken to the Columbia County Jail. Police say additional charges related to the alleged kidnapping attempt may be filed.

Investigators are asking anyone who saw a man approaching children in the area of Campbell Park, or on McMichael Avenue, to contact the St. Helens Police Department at 503-397-1521.


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