Columbus Police nix kidnapping rumors

Columbus Police says rumors about a local kidnapping are false. Lt. Matt Harris, department spokesman, explains that there was a social media post being shared online in regards to the abduction of a little girl on Wednesday. CPD says there have been no reported child abductions in Columbus.

Columbus Police are investigating a report of a domestic disturbance/battery between two adults involving a red van or SUV in the parking lot of Captain D’s on National Road, as well as an unidentified second location. They stress that this case does not involve a child.

If you have any information about the vehicle mentioned, or the people involved, you are asked to call the Columbus Police Department at 812-376-2600. Tips and information can be left anonymously.