On Thursday, April 25, 2013, at approximately 5:30am, a Genoa Township officer was checking a suspicious vehicle at Red Bank Harbor when he was confronted by two white males. One of the males, described as 6’4″, 300lbs, with a buzz cut and beard, charged the officer and assaulted him. The officer was knocked unconscious and dragged to another location before the suspects fled the area. The officer suffered a concussion and was transported to Grant Hospital. The suspects were driving a white box-style work van with a temporary tag in the rear window. A sketch composite of one of the suspects may be viewed at our website, www.stopcrime.org.
Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the persons responsible for this crime. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-645-TIPS (8477) or go to our website at www.stopcrime.org and e-mail your tip. You can text a tip to “CRIMES” 274637, key word CMH.
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Crime Stoppers is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. Reward money comes from private individuals, businesses, and foundations that see Crime Stoppers as an integral tool in the community’s fight against crime. Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Central Ohio Crime Stopper’s, Inc., and P.O. BOX 16038, COLUMBUS, OH 43216-6038.
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