Michael Corwin, 64, of Bryan has been charged with child enticement, a first degree misdemeanor, by the Defiance County Municipal Court. The charge comes in relation to an incident at the Mejier gas station in Defiance on Saturday, January 20.
Defiance police responded to a suspicious person concerning the safety of a juvenile at the gas station that afternoon, and the charges against Corwin were filed at that time.
The mother of the alleged victim posted details concerning the incident on social media Sunday afternoon. Those posts indicate that Corwin tried to lure the victim to his car with a story about his puppy.
Corwin was scheduled to appear for arraignment in Defiance Municipal Court on Monday, January 29. No information regarding those proceedings was yet available at the time this article went to press.
The case remains under investigation.
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