NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio — Two males tried to abduct an actual property agent in North Ridgeville who was scheduled to indicate a house to a potential purchaser, police stated.
The incident occurred Saturday outdoors of a house on Homecrest Drive simply west of Avon Belden Highway, in line with a information launch from North Ridgeville police.
David Helton, 45, of Vermilion, and Michael Evans, 37, of Henrietta Township, are each charged with abduction and assault in Elyria Municipal Courtroom. Each are scheduled for his or her preliminary court docket look Thursday and are being held in Lorain County Jail on no bond pending the end result of the court docket look.
Helton and Evans approached the 54-year-old girl of their silver SUV as she waited to indicate the house, police stated.
The 2 talked to the lady and requested for her enterprise card. When she returned with the cardboard, one of many males grabbed her arm and tried to drag her into the SUV, police stated.
It’s unclear which one in every of them was the passenger who grabbed her and who was driving the SUV.
The girl broke free, received into her automobile and locked the doorways. She suffered bruises and cuts on her arm, police stated.
Helton and Evans drove away from the scene. Police later arrested them after investigating the incident. Preliminary police stories don’t say how police decided Helton and Evans have been their suspects.
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