The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent carjacking Tuesday morning on State Route 2 near Pettisville.
According to reports, the office received a call at approximately 2:12 a.m. about a suspicious male walking near State Route 2 and County Road 19 in German Township. A deputy checking the area located Michael Heier, 55, of Wauseon, who said he had picked up an unknown male walking near State Route 109 and County Road H. Heier said he tried to drop off the suspect, who then produced a firearm and told Heier to keep driving. The suspect took control of Heier’s black, two-door Dodge Challenger and let him out in the area the deputy found him.
He said the carjacker did not physically threaten him.
The vehicle was found about 1 1/2 miles from where the deputy found Heier, and was disabled from what appeared to be an accident
No other information was available.