Wayne County Children Services Asks Public to Request IDs

Wayne County Children Services is asking the public to ALWAYS request to see identification badges from anyone visiting their homes stating they are from the agency. According to reports received by Wayne County Children Services and Rittman Police Department, there are citizens of Rittman receiving knocks at their door by people claiming to be with Wayne County Children Services and demanding access to their homes.  It has been reported there was a woman and man in a black car involved in these reports.  Wayne County Children Services has NOT received any reports on these citizens and did not send any employees to the homes.  Rittman  Police Department is involved in the investigation.

All employees of Wayne County Children Services have an identification badge with their picture, name, and agency details on it.  If a person claiming to be a Wayne County Children Services employee shows up at your home and you suspect or believe that it is not an employee of the agency, please call Wayne County Children Services at 330-345-5340 to verify the name of the employee at your door.  Or, contact your local law enforcement agency immediately.