CEDAR CITY (ABC4 News) – Police in Southern Utah are investigating a possible abduction Tuesday night.
Cedar City police said they received a call reporting an attempted abduction of an eight-year-old girl at a truck stop near 2645 Canyon Ranch Drive just before 7 p.m.
Cedar City Police Sgt. Pollock said the girl was able to describe a tractor-trailer and a suspect, and an attempt-to-locate alert was issued to law enforcement in the area.
A short time later, Sgt. Pollock said a trooper in Washington County spotted a person and a vehicle matching the suspect description.
The individual was taken to the police station in Cedar City for questioning. Investigators are also interviewing the girl involved.
The investigation is ongoing.
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