The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a possible
abduction attempt of a small child in the Merry Road area of Rodney. The
child reported being approached by a male.
The alleged suspect was described as a black male wearing a gray ball cap.
The child reportedly described the vehicle he left in as a black van with
a white back and red polka dots.
The event she described to her parents was suspicious and the parents
reported it to GCSO.
According to the Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning, deputies with the
GCSO and troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol have been patrolling
Anyone with information should contact the Gallia County Sheriff’s
Dispatcher at (740) 446-1221.