Posted: Dec 31, 2012 1:08 PM by Ian Auzenne
A 53-year-old man is behind bars on allegations he attempted to abduct a nine-year-old girl. Michael Hughes is charged with attempted aggravated kidnapping. The incident took place Sunday at the Cypress Tree Inn in the 2500 block of the Southeast Evangeline Thruway. According to the arrest affidavit, the victim told investigators Hughes called out to her from the breezeway of the complex. The victim says when Hughes attempted to run off with her, she kicked him before running away. No bond has been set.