Muldrow Police made an arrested in the attempted kidnapping of a teenage girl.
Matthew Ryan Cruise, 23, of Muldrow was arrested Friday (May 16) for the attempted kidnapping of a 14-year-old girl in the parking lot of the Quickaway Store in Muldrow, according to police.
The kidnapping attempt happened on Sunday, May 4th. The girl’s mother reported the incident to police. Police said a teen boy and two teen girls were walking from Muldrow City Park when Cruise approached the group, struck up a conversation and then tried to pull the girl into a pickup truck, but she broke free.
A picture of the pickup truck from the park led officers to Cruise, according to police. He was arrested and booked into the Sequoyah County Jail.