AUBURN, Ala. (WRBL) – The Auburn Police Division has arrested a man following an attempted kidnapping.
On April 6, in the 1100 block of Commerce Drive, William Nelson Melson Jr., 56, attempted to restrain a victim and force them into a vehicle, according to police.
Melson, described by police as being transient, is being charged with Attempted Kidnapping 2nd Degree. Police say Melson did not use a weapon during the attempted kidnapping.
Following the incident, Melson was booked into the Lee County Jail, where he is being held on a $50,000 bond.
The case remains under investigation.