Rome Police: No evidence of attempted abduction

October 21, 2021–2:05 p.m.

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On Tuesday, October 19, 2021, Rome Police responded to a report of a possible attempted abduction at Harbin Clinic on Redmond Road.

Since that report, there have been widespread social media posts about numerous attempted abductions in the City of Rome.

The report is that about 1:00 pm on October 19 in the drive of the main entrance to Harbin Clinic a red pickup truck with a camper shell occupied by an older white female and a possible male driver stopped to allow the female to go inside the clinic.

A female went to assist the older female to remove her walker from the bed of the truck. There were numerous persons going in and out of the clinic at that time.

The Rome Police Department has investigated this matter and has found that there is no evidence of an attempted abduction.

The Rome Police Department does not have any information about any other attempted abductions as reported on social media.

If anyone has any information about this matter please contact Sergeant Pete Sailors at the Rome Police Department Criminal Investigation at (706) 238-5118.

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