Delaware police investigating attempted abduction


DELAWARE, OH (WCMH) – Police in the City of Delaware are investigating an attempted abduction that happened shortly before 5pm Thursday.

According to police, it happened around 4:50pm on Pennsylvania Avenue near Dempsey Middle School.

A 12-year-old victim told police she was walking on the sidewalk when she was approached by a man driving a black Chevrolet Tahoe. Police said the man slowed down alongside the girl and offered her a ride.

The girl ran from the area.

Police said the suspect was described as a clean-shaven white male around 40 years old. He was wearing black sunglasses.

He was last seen driving east on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has additional information is asked to contact the Police tip line at -740-203-1112 or e-mail officers at provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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