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Man, 53, charged in kidnapping of 14-year-old girl

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STILLWATER, Minn. -- A 53-year-old man is in custody and charged with kidnapping after allegedly driving to New York to pick up a 14-year-old girl he’d met on a telephone chat line and bringing her to his home in Landfall, according to Washington County authorities.

The girl was found after she called police and disclosed her location.

“She was scared,” Washington County Sheriff Bill Hutton said. “When our officers first made contact with her, she was frightened.”

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