Police Search for Person of Interest in Pekin Attempted Child Abduction

Published 08/17 2014 10:54PM

Updated 08/17 2014 10:57PM

 PEKIN – Police are investigating an attempted child abduction that allegedly happened Sunday morning.

Pekin Police Department said that Thomas Anthony is the person of interest.

Anthony is accused of convincing a six year old boy to follow him out of Hardees while the boy’s mother was in the restroom with another one of her children.

Customers stepped in and confronted Anthony. He left, but one man was able to snap a photo of Anthony and his truck.

Anthony has an arrest warrant out of Henry County for an unrelated matter.

If you have any information on this incident or Anthony’s whereabouts, you’re asked to call Pekin Police.

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