A man who allegedly tried to lure two girls away from a Richland park is in jail.
Witnesses reported seeing Michael Young, 51, of Richland, talking to the children at Goethals Park on Saturday afternoon.
A woman at the park with her own kids thought the conversation between Young and the girls sounded odd and called Richland police, she said in a Facebook post.
She and another concerned mom snapped photos of the man, his car and his license plate and shared them with officers.
Police Lt. Chris Lee said they are not releasing many details about what happened because of the ongoing investigation.
Officers tracked Young to north Richland, where he was arrested after they stopped his car.
He is in Benton County jail on an investigative hold for luring. Prosecutors have until Wednesday to decide whether charges will be filed.