NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) - A registered sex offender was arrested after police say he groped a teenage girl, and tried to kidnap her.
Forty-two-year-old Anderson Price faces second-degree sexual assault and enticement of children charges.
A second person with Price was questioned by police, but has since been released. Police are still looking to question a third possible suspect.
Police say the attemped abduction happened on Lenox Court around eight o'clock Wednesday night at the Wickford Motor Inn.
North Kingstown police say Price tried to abduct the 16-year-old girl from the front of her home as her two friends watched.
According to police, the girl was offered money to get into the van.
Workers at the Wickford Motor Inn say Price and the other possible suspect have been staying at the motel.
Anyone with information is being asked to call the North Kingstown police department.