Marion man arrested for attempted child abduction

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Marion police say a man is in custody after he tried to abduct a 10-year-old, Saturday afternoon.

They arrested 51-year-old Gary Wilder of Marion and charged him with criminal confinement after a witness said he tried to put 10-year-old girl in his car.

A second child, age eleven, was walking with the 10-year-old girl at the time of the attempted abduction.

Police say, they believe Wilder saw the witness, released the girl and fled in his car.

The witness then chased Wilder in his car. The chase ended when Wilder ran a stop sign and was struck by another car. That's when police arrived and took him into custody.