Two attempted child enticements within days in Mentor neighborhood

MENTOR, Ohio - Mentor police are investigating two incidents of attempted child enticement.

Officers were called to Ellington Place at about 7 a.m. on Thursday after a man asked several children if they would help him find his dog. Mentor police said they soon found a similar incident happened on Saturday on nearby Bunker Cove.

The suspect from Thursday was described as being in his mid-50s with grey hair. He was driving a dark green or black sedan with faded paint, rust and damage.

In the Aug. 31 case, the suspect was between 55 and 60 years old with grey hair, and driving a tan car which was rusted and damaged.

Neither time witnesses were able to get a license plate number. The driver did not get out of the car and no children got into the suspects' cars.

Anyone with information should call the Mentor Police Department at 440-255-1234.

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