George Hiotis

ZPD Investigates Attempted Child Abduction

by George Hiotis on January 31, 2011 at 12:49 pm

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 build. He was wearing a green jacket.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Zanesville Police