Child Abduction

The Perryville Police Department now says an 11-year-old girl who had reported a man tried to abduct her earlier this week provided false information.

Carbondale Police

A Chicago man has been arrested for a possible attempt to abduct a child at University Mall in Carbondale.

Police say 23-year-old Argenis Hernandez of Chicago is charged with Stalking and Disorderly Conduct.

Carbondale Police are searching for a man wanted for an attempted abduction Wednesday morning.

Officers say while walking to school on the north side of East College Street, a teenage girl saw a man near The Fields Apartments complex at 700 South Lewis Lane. The man called out to her, but she ignored him. He then ran across the street and grabbed her around the waist.

Carbondale Police

A California man has been arrested for an incident in Carbondale on Labor Day.

Police say Demareonte Jones of Sacramento, California is charged with home invasion, criminal damage to property and interfering with a 911 call.