Man who attempted to abduct teen at Willow Grove Park Mall surrenders to police

Khalil Evans, 44, a suspect who allegedly attempted to abduct a 14-year-old girl from the Willow Grove Park Mall on Wednesday night, has surrendered to police.

The Abington Township Police Department announced this afternoon during a press conference that Evans was in custody, and that the second suspect caught on video is not facing charges at this time.

Police released the details of an attempted child abduction at approximately 7:00pm on Wednesday, July 12. According to the press release, an adult male identifying as “Alex” asked a 14-year-old female to accompany him. After her refusal, the suspect grabbed her arm and restrained her “as he led her across the mall.”

For additional coverage, you can read 6ABC’s article here. You can also watch their video footage here:

For our previous coverage, you can click here.

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