Alleged abduction attempt thwarted in Daley Plaza

August 27, 2012 5:27:37 AM PDT
A father and his 2-year-old daughter were home Sunday night in the far northern suburbs after what police say was an attempt by another man to abduct the girl in the Loop.

Kelly Davis was with his daughter Myla at Daley Plaza Saturday when he says a man approached Myla and tried to pick her up. Davis and the man scuffled briefly and the suspect ran.

Davis chased him.

His fiancé' stayed with the girl and called police, who caught the suspect and arrested him a short time later.