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Man arrested after trying to abduct 4 girls

A Lake Villa man has been charged for attempted child abduction.

Henry Wright, 29, of the 25000 Block of Arcade Drive has been charged with four counts of Attempted Aggravated Kidnapping and four counts of Child Abduction, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.

Police said Wright attempted to abduct four girls, who ranged from ages four to eight, on the 39100 Block of Welsh Ln in Beach Park. He approached them and asked them if they wanted a ride. The girls were able to run away and one of them told their mother Wright’s license plate number.

Waukegan Police located the vehicle,which was also reportedly involved in a hit and run accident, at Yorkhouse and Delany Road, police said.

Wright was then turned over to the Lake County Sherriff’s Office Deputies.

Wright’s bond has been set at $1,000,000.00.  He is scheduled to appear in court on May 3rd.

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8 Comments to “Man arrested after trying to abduct 4 girls”

    kid1339 said:
    April 25, 2013 at 8:36 PM

    ?

    kirby1414 said:
    April 25, 2013 at 11:00 PM

    WOW – What a face!?! This is a piece of trash diguised as a person…Got to give the little girls credit (and their parents) for being so smart – and now safe.
    There is no reason for him to remain on earth…he's worthless~

    Esco said:
    April 25, 2013 at 11:04 PM

    Wright looks like he should be in a loony bin and far away from children, pets too for that matter..

    Hank said:
    April 25, 2013 at 11:31 PM

    Boooooooooo! Heeeeeeeeeeree's Joooohnnnnny!

    Trish said:
    April 26, 2013 at 8:01 AM

    Smart children, smart parents……..teach them young and over and over again

    keeping real said:
    April 26, 2013 at 8:48 AM

    well said trish!!! thank good sense of those lil smart kids!! that is scary!!!!

    pagan69 said:
    April 26, 2013 at 11:23 AM

    Thousand Yard Stare

    Fed up said:
    April 26, 2013 at 11:52 AM

    This scumbag needs to be castrated!

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