Serial abductor broke into Ohio homes to kidnap girls, police say

CLEVELAND, OH (AP) – A Cleveland-area man accused of breaking into two homes and kidnapping a girl and trying to abduct another has been indicted on rape and other charges.

Investigators say they found DNA to link the 29-year-old man to both cases.

They’re calling him a serial abductor and are looking into whether he was involved in similar abduction attempts.

A grand jury on Monday indicted Justin Christian, of Lorain, on rape, kidnapping and aggravated burglary charges. Police arrested him Friday.

Prosecutors say Christian is suspected of kidnapping a 6-year-old Cleveland girl in May and attempting to abduct a 10-year-old Elyria girl in February.

There were no court records indicating whether Christian has an attorney. There is no home telephone listing for him.

 

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