Woman believed kidnapped from Napoleon residence

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  • Gilberto Villarreal Jr.
    Gilberto Villarreal Jr.

    NAPOLEON --Police are searching today for a Defiance woman who they believe may have been taken from a Napoleon residence against her will.

    Napoleon City Police are looking for Natalie Rose McCoy, 24, of Defiance, after a man police identified as Gilberto Villarreal Jr., 27, entered a residence where Ms. McCoy was inside.

    Police responded just after noon to a report of a gunshot at 56 Sunnydale Lane in the Valley Brook Estates mobile home park in Napoleon. The homeowner told officers an unknown male entered his residence through a window and assaulted a female inside.

    Natalie Rose McCoy
    Natalie Rose McCoy

    The homeowner told police he tried to help, but the man had a shotgun. Police said the gun was fired as the homeowner wrestled with the man. The man regained control of the gun, and the homeowner escaped through a window, police said.

    Authorities searched the residence and no one was found inside. Police said it’s possible Ms. McCoy was taken against her will by the man, whom they identified as Mr. Villarreal.

    Police want help locating a gold, four-door 2001 Chevrolet Impala with the Ohio registration ESN2626.

    Ms. McCoy has blonde hair and hazel-colored eyes, is 5-feet, 6-inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. Mr. Villarreal has black hair and brown eyes, is 5-feet, 6-inches tall and weighs 175 pounds.

    Police said no injuries have been reported in the incident.

    Napoleon, in Henry County, is about 40 miles south west of Toledo.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Napoleon police at 419-599-2810.