Sheriff seeks leads in child enticement incident


Staff report



Sketch of the man who allegedly tried to entice a child in Lewis Center.

Sketch of the man who allegedly tried to entice a child in Lewis Center.


The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged child enticement and is seeking the public’s help to identify the suspect.

The incident occurred about 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 on Alisons Street in Lewis Center. A 9-year-old girl was playing outside when a man approached her from inside his vehicle, asking her if she wanted candy. The girl ran away and notified nearby adults.

The suspect is described as a male, black, about 30 years old. The vehicle is described as a gray sedan, possibly a 2000 model Honda Accord.

If you have any information related to this incident, call the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office at 740-833-2800.

Sketch of the man who allegedly tried to entice a child in Lewis Center.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/2016/09/web1_Alisons-St-child-enticement-sketch-1.jpgSketch of the man who allegedly tried to entice a child in Lewis Center.

Staff report