CELINA — Reports of a naked man traveling on the bike path in Mercer County has Mercer County Sheriff’s Office on alert for the identity of the suspicious individual.
Since June 30, a number of reports by concerned citizens place the man in Butler Township on the bike path between St. Anthony and Fleetfoot roads. Deputies have responded to the area on multiple occasions, but he was not located.
The naked man, between 20 and 30 years old, is reported to have sandy brown hair and be white and clean shaven with a medium build. The male is believed to be riding a dark-colored bicycle and carrying a backpack. He has been observed during early morning and mid-day hours.
Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey urges anyone encountering the suspicious nude to call law enforcement for assistance. Deputies have stepped up patrol within the area.
Anyone with information can contact the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center at 419-586-7724.