Officials said a man has been arrested in connection to the attempted abduction of a 7-year-old girl that happened in Fridley, Minnesota, on July 26.

Officers responded to the 7300 block of Taylor Street NE in Fridley around 12:51 p.m. Friday on a report of a man who pulled a child to his car, according to the Fridley Police Department.

The little girl was able to break away from the vehicle and flee on foot.

The suspect, a 28-year-old Coon Rapids man, was arrested on Wednesday and is being held in the Anoka County Jail. However, the man has not yet been formally charged.

The incident is still under investigation by the Fridley Police Department and the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office.


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