The Sheriff’s Department advises the following:
Sheriff’s Office Investigates Attempted Child Abduction in the Hebron Area
Sheriff Keith Nygren announced today that on August 16, 2010 at approximately 4:25 p.m. members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an attempted child abduction.
Deputies spoke with the juvenile victim on scene who stated that while riding his bicycle near Kenman Rd. and Vanderkarr Rd., Hebron, Illinois he was approached by a man in a red vehicle.
The offender asked the victim for directions and actively tried to get the victim into the car.
Members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division spoke with the victim and determined that the offender was driving a red in color four door vehicle similar to a Chevy Cobalt.
The victim described the vehicle as new and had Illinois license plates. No other indicative features of the vehicle stood out to the victim.
The victim described the offender as a white male in his late 20’s, with blonde or light brown hair, wearing a white tee shirt, and cargo shorts.
Sheriff Keith Nygren encourages anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact either the Crime Stoppers of McHenry County at 1-800-762-STOP(7867), the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office at (815)33-2144, or the tip line email address; TipLine@co.mchenry.il.us. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the offenders(s). Crime Stoppers does not use caller ID.