State Police Investigating Attempted Child Abductions In Macoupin County

Illinois State Police are currently investigating several reports of attempted child abductions in the Gillespie and Benld area over the July 4th weekend.  According to reports, a thin white male, approximately 5’8” tal , driving a late 90’s gold Ford pick-up with a lawn mower in the bed of the truck, is suspected in these cases.

The Illinois State Police remind you to report any suspicious activity to authorities.