1 arrested, 1 on the run after attempted theft

Charles Gilbert (Source: Brown County Sheriff's Office)
Charles Gilbert (Source: Brown County Sheriff's Office)

ABERDEEN, OH (FOX19) - One man has been arrested and another is on the run after an attempted theft in Brown County.

Police say Charles Gilbert, 42, and his accomplice, Roger Mullikin, 33, were caught in the act of stealing parts from a farm truck belonging to Thomas Cluxton, of Ripley.

Both suspects ran away, but Gilbert was located by the Sheriff's K-9 unit. Mullikin remains on the loose.

Both are charged with trespassing, criminal mischief and theft. Gilbert is also being held on additional charges of felony non-support. He is being held in the Brown County Detention Center on a $20,000 bond.

Mullikin's last known address was listed as 2797 Elk River Road, Ripley, Ohio.  Anyone with information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact the Brown County Sheriff's Office at 937-378-4435.

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