Man arrested in abduction attempt

A West Bay man, 37, was arrested Monday in connection with what police said was an attempted abduction.

Police said officers were called to a location on West Bay Road near Piper Way Monday around 11 a.m. where a man was seen “interacting inappropriately with two children who were at the location.”

The man was arrested later on Monday and remained in police custody Tuesday. No charges had been filed as of Tuesday afternoon.

When asked to clarify what offense the man had been arrested on suspicion of, a police spokesperson responded: “He was arrested on suspicion of attempted abduction.”

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