MT. CARMEL, Ill. (WFIE) - Police in Mt. Carmel are investigating a possible attempted child abduction.
Officials say a report came in just after 5:30 Monday evening.
The caller told 911 a black SUV driven by a man with a white beard pulled into a driveway near 2nd and Mulberry Street and told a child who was playing to “come see Santa.”
Police say the child ran into a house and described the man as having a Santa-like appearance but was not overweight.
Officers say the SUV was last seen westbound on 2nd Street heading towards Market Street.
Anyone with information should call Mt. Carmel police.