Man arrested after attempted abduction at Monroe Kroger

Lee Bonner (Source: Monroe County Sheriff)
Lee Bonner (Source: Monroe County Sheriff)

MONROE, MI (Toledo News Now) - The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted abduction reported over the weekend.

The sheriff's office says a 17-year-old employee at the Kroger on North Dixie Highway in Frenchtown Township was on the side of the building when a man approached her Saturday night. The suspect got out of his truck and grabbed the employee by her wrist. According to a release from the sheriff's office, the suspect tugged at the victim in the direction of his truck, saying she could go with him.

The employee was able to get away and ran inside the store. The suspect then entered the store for several minutes before leaving.

On Sunday, deputies arrested Lee Bonner, 25, from Monroe, in connection with the incident. Bonner is currently in the Monroe County Jail.

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