Police Investigate Attempted Kidnapping

(Massillon, Ohio) – Police are investigating after a mother reported that someone tried to kidnap her daughter.

According to Massillon police reports, a 13-year-old girl was on her way to the bus stop on Wednesday morning when someone driving a red, four-door sedan pulled alongside her and reportedly offered her a ride to school.

The incident occurred just before 7:30 a.m. near Eight Street NE and Cherry Road NE, according to reports.

In a Facebook post, the mother added that the driver, described as a woman in her late 30s, kept insisting that the girl get in the vehicle after the child said no the first time. The girl ran home and told her mother, who then called police.

The investigation continues.

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