CHILLICOTHE – Chillicothe may be the next victim to the KIA boys group when the Police department reported a theft from Juveniles.
According to the Chillicothe Police department this morning, 7-28-22, at approx. 7 AM, Officers were made aware of a vehicle theft from the Vine St. area. An hour later, the owner of the car saw the vehicle in the area of Riverside and Sugar STs. and alerted the police department of its location. Soon after, Ofcs. located the vehicle abandoned on N. Poplar St. at the floodwall. A passerby advised officers that 4 male subjects ran from the car.
Officers searched the wooded area at the floodwall and located the suspects. All were found to be juveniles and were transported to JDC. The vehicle was returned to its owner. Central Ohio is having a rash of auto thefts specifically targeting Kia’s and Hyundai’s. It is recommended for owners of these vehicles take extra steps to protect them from theft.