PERKINS TWP., Ohio - Perkins Township police are warning residents of an attempted abduction of a 12-year-old boy in the Schiller Avenue area.
A white man, between 30 and 40 years old, attempted to lure a child to his vehicle by asking a boy if he wanted a puppy, according to Perkins police.
Police said the attempted abduction happened about 7:30 p.m. Monday while the boy walked home from a friend's house.
The man never exited his vehicle, described as an older white, four-door vehicle with light rust on the bottom. The man was last seen heading east on Schiller Avenue toward Columbus Avenue.
The man is described as a heavy set, tan man with a light beard. He was also wearing a blue bandana. The man was also accompanied by a medium-sized brown dog in the vehicle.
Anyone with information on the vehicle or vehicle owner can contact the department at 419-627-0824 Ext. 1.
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