Suspect arrested on suspicion of attempted child enticement

UW police find suspect Friday night

University of Wisconsin police have taken a man into custody on suspicion that he attempted to kidnap a child on Friday.

Police said an older man approached a 6-year-old boy in the Eagle Heights housing community at about 4:30 p.m. on Friday.

Police said the man asked the child to go with him, but the child immediately went home to his parents.

Authorities reported that a man was taken into custody at 9:30 p.m.

Authorities said they don’t believe the public is in danger.