Thanks to a brave little girl and the quick actions of some adults, Philadelphia Police arrested a man for allegedly trying to abduct the young girl on a North Philadelphia street Thursday evening.
Authorities say the 9-year-old girl was walking from La 5th Street Grocery on the 3700 block of N. 5th Street when a man approached her and grabbed her arm.
Able to free herself from the man's grip, the victim ran back into the store and screamed for help.
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Witnesses took matters into their own hands, chasing the man and holding him down until police arrived, according to investigators.
The victim was not injured in the incident.
The yet-to-identified suspect remained in custody late Thursday.
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