Columbus police report Wednesday afternoon officers were notified of an alleged attempted abduction within the City Columbus. 

 A young female, middle school student who was walking home from a nearby business was approached by a subject driving a vehicle.  The male stopped and said to the girl, “Hey, do you know me, I’m your grandpa”.  The girl immediately ran to the front door of a nearby home, and the vehicle and subject drove away.  

The male is described as White, in his late 50’s or early 60’s with salt/pepper hair.  He was wearing an Orange sleeveless shirt and driving a newer model red pickup, with unknown license plate.  The vehicle was last seen traveling southbound on N. Diamond St towards E. Pike Ave.

Numerous officers, and sheriff’s deputies searched the area and could not locate the vehicle, according to Columbus police.

Anyone with security camera’s/Ring Door system that live on N. Diamond St are asked to contact the Columbus Police Department at 406-322-5313 Ext 202.