Dover police search for man after attempted abduction of 10-year-old coming home from school

DOVER, Ohio - Police are currently investigating the report of an attempted abduction this week .

An image of the suspect was crafted by the Bureau of Criminal Investigations as described by the victim.

According to Dover police, a 10-year-old boy was grabbed on his way home from school in the area of E. 4th Street and Lincoln Avenue around 4:30 p.m. on April 1.

The suspect dragged the boy approximately 10-12 feet before the boy was able to shake loose and run home.

The suspect was described as a black male, 42-45 in age, 5'9"-6'11" and having a thin build. The male had blue or turquoise eyes, short brown hair and a five o'clock shadow. The male did not wear glasses or have any visible tattoos.

He was last seen wearing yellow/gray shoes with a black beret.

After the attempted abduction, the male was seen running and jumping into a red jeep with a black top and spare tire on the back of the vehicle.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Dover Police Department at 330.364.5533.

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