Search Continues For Meigs Man Accused Of Abducting Child

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The Pomeroy Police Department reports that a Meigs County man, wanted wanted for abducting a child from Meigs County is still on the loose. reports that Joseph C. Taylor Jr., 42, of Pomeroy, has been charged with gross sexual imposition and abduction of a minor child in Meigs County Court.

The website quotes Pomeroy Police Chief Mark Proffitt as saying the incident occurred May 29 and a warrant was issued June 2. He said the child is now with the parents and a search is under way for the alleged offender who was last seen in Pomeroy.

Proffitt is asking for the public to keep a lookout for Taylor and if seen to contact either the Pomeroy Police at 992-6411 or the Meigs County Sheriff’s office at 992-3371.

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