EVANSTON, Ill. — Evanston police said a man is in custody after he attempted to push a woman into his car Saturday morning.
Around 9:45 a.m., an Evanston Police Department officer was flagged down by the woman in the 600 block of University Place. The woman told police a man just tried to push her into his car, police said.
According to a news release from police, the woman is an Evanston resident and isn’t affiliated with Northwestern University.
The woman said she was walking when the man tried to push her into his car and she was able to get away, police said in the release. The man was eventually taken into custody after a “low-speed chase.”
The man, 28, of Chicago, is the only person police were looking for, according to the release.
On Sunday, Evanston police said the man, James Saye was charged with attempting kidnapping, aggravated fleeing and eluding and several traffic infractions.
He is due in bond court on Monday.
In a news release on Sunday, police said Saye didn’t make any statements to police and investigators reviewed surveillance footage of the incident.
Police said there is no connection between the woman and the man.
The identities of those involved haven’t been released.