Missing Hocking County Boy Returned

by Emily Baird on May 5, 2010 at 6:01 am

The Hocking County Sheriff’s Office says it is looking for the father of a six-year-old boy, who was taken over the weekend.

29-year-old Robert Dunn had been in prison for a few years and after being released, Sergeant Kevin Groves says Dunn was attempting to make contact with his son, Austin Dunn. Groves says Austin’s mother agreed to let the boy spend Saturday night with his father, but he wasn’t brought back the next day. So, the mother reported her son missing.

Groves says he believes Dunn took Austin over the border, near Pikeville, Kentucky, before returning the boy early this morning to his grandmother’s house.

The sheriff’s office is still actively pursuing Dunn and have a warrant out for his arrest. He faces one felony count of interference with custody