Grove City – Police are searching for a man who possibly attempted to abduct a young child.
On January 28, 2023 at approximately 5:00 p.m. Grove City Division of Police officers were called to the Claybrooke Crossing neighborhood on a report of a suspicious male. Officers spoke with a resident who stated a suspicious male offered her son candy in their driveway. The juvenile ran inside and told his mother.
The juvenile describe the male as a Hispanic male with a beard. The mother went outside and observed the suspicious male in front of their house. The male left the area quickly in a dark blue Honda CRV.
On January 28th (Same day) at 5:02 pm police were dispatched to Shallowford Loop for another report of the same male. According to police, the male approached kids playing basketball and offered candy to them also. The kids declined and the man assisted again but after being denied again started walking toward his vehicle. The kids told mom what had happened and when he went outside she witnessed the same male as described in his car when he saw her he jumped in the car and left the scene.
Vehicle Description: The vehicle pictured below was captured on video surveillance in the area and matches the suspect vehicle, it is described as a Blueish Honda CRV
Vehicle Description: The vehicle pictured below was captured on video surveillance in the area and matches the suspect vehicle.
Call Police: If you have any video or information regarding this case, please contact Detective Brent Hall at 614-277-1710