Ohio man accused of trying to abduct 10-year-old girl

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(Wood County Jail)

WOOD COUNTY, Ohio (WCMH) — An Ohio man is accused of trying to kidnap a 10-year-old girl over the weekend.

It happened around 7:21 p.m. Saturday at the Eastpointe Apartments in Northwood. The girl was able to escape unharmed, WTOL reported.

Police said Byron Perry III, 33, was identified as the suspect.

While police were investigating, there was a report of a reckless driver and a crash nearby, the Sentinel-Tribune reported. Perry was arrested on an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle charge as a result of the crash.

Perry was later charged with kidnapping and two counts of pandering obscenity.

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