(Carbondale, IL) — Police in southern Illinois say a child is in protective custody and the man who tried to take the child is in a jail cell. Carbondale Police say it happened yesterday around 11:30 a.m. at a home in the eleven-hundred block of E. Walnut Street. Police say the suspect, Demareonte Jones, of Sacramento, California, broke into the home and left with a child. Jones didn’t get far, officers arrested him less than an hour later. Jones is awaiting a court appearance in the Jackson County Jail.