Man Suspected Of Abduction Attempt In Jail For Police Assault

ELYRIA, Ohio - Police said that a man who attempted to abduct a child in Elyria was put in jail for assaulting an officer while resisting arrest, Action News reported.

Police officials said that the abduction attempt happened at a park near Midway Mall in Elyria.

They said that the man approached a child, played catch and then tried to take the kid away.

When officers caught up with Kenneth Hammonds, they said that he tried to assault one of the officers. Hammonds has been charged with resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer.