HAMILTON - The Hamilton Police Department says they've received a second report of an attempted abduction. This time, three boys say someone jumped out of a van and began chasing them.
The latest encounter, according to a police report, happened on Thursday night at approximately 7:30. The boys, all between the ages of 10 and 13 years, were walking home from the New Hope Outreach Center on Pleasant Avenue. They say a van pulled alongside them. Someone in the backseat opened the passenger sliding door, jumped out of the van, and began chasing them.
The boys ran back to the Outreach Center for help.
Police reports indicate the first incident happened on Heathrow Court near Fairborn streets on Monday. They said the girl reported the suspect did not engage in conversation with her, he just grabbed her and attempted to force her into his open van. The girl screamed and kicked the suspect several times, which allowed her to get away and make it home safely.
The suspect in the first incident is described as a white male, about 5'10", with a medium build, a scruffy beard, and dark curly collar length hair. He was wearing torn clothing and shoes, a knit cap, and appeared very unkempt.
The white van had dents and marks on the sides, with dark tinted windows and was apparently very dirty on the inside and out.
Police did not release a suspect or van description for the second report.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the Hamilton Police Department at 513-868-8511.