Stories tagged with: child abduction

December 14, 2012 - 12:45am
1 year 35 weeks ago

The Heath Police Department is investigating an attempted child abduction.

It happened on Custer Road around 4:15 p.m. Thursday.  Police said an eight-year-old boy reported that he got off the school bus and was approached by a man in a car.

The subject opened the driver door, offered the boy some candy, and asked the boy to get in the car.  Police said the child refused and ran to his home.  The child said the man got out of the car and told the child to come back...

February 23, 2011 - 10:04am
3 years 25 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is investigating another attempted abduction of a child.

Detective Sergeant Ric Roush says it happened Monday around 5:00 pm in the 300 block of Bailey Street off Ridge Avenue and involved a 14-year-old girl. 

 Detective Roush says the suspect is described as an older white male with long gray hair and a beard.

He was driving a purple mustang.

Roush says this attempted abduction is similar to another case that...

January 31, 2011 - 12:43pm
3 years 29 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is investigating the attempted abduction of a 10 year-old girl.

 Detective Sergeant Ric Roush says it happened Thursday around 4:30 in the afternoon on Bluff Street off Linden Avenue.

Roush says the child was walking and a man in a red pick-up truck with an extended cab got out of his vehicle and attempted to abduct her. She escaped.

The suspect is described as a older white male, around 5 feet five-inches tall with a heavy...

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