Attempted child abduction in Colerain Township

Posted by Amber Jenkins- email

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is investigating the attempted abduction of a girl Wednesday afternoon.

Around 3 p.m., a 7-year-old girl was walking home from Ann Weigel School located at the 3200 block of Banning Road. Investigators say that a man with a black ski mask got out of a light green van approached the girl. She screamed and ran to other students that were in the parking lot. When the man saw the students, he pulled off his ski mask, got back into the van and left the scene.

The suspect is described as a white male who stands 6 feet tall. He was wearing a red coat, brown pants and had a black ski mask.

The incident is under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's office at 513-825-1500 or Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040.