Southaven police questioning person of interest in attempted child abduction

Southaven police questioning person of interest in attempted child abduction
Southaven police searching for suspect in attempted child abduction (Source: SPD)

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (WMC) - Southaven police have tracked down an Arlington man suspected of trying to abduct children.

Wednesday morning, officers were called to Great Barrington Drive in regards to a suspicious vehicle.

Officers say Michael Mangone was driving a silver car.

Southaven police searching for suspect in attempted child abduction
Southaven police searching for suspect in attempted child abduction (Source: SPD)

The man was seen talking to children as they were walking to the bus stop.

Police say Mangone then stopped and attempted to lure the children into his vehicle.

Southaven detectives are now speaking with him and investigators say he is cooperating fully.

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