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14-year-old arrested in kidnap, sexual assault of 65-year-old woman

A 14-year-old California boy was arrested Thursday night in connection with the attempted murder, kidnapping and sexual assault of a 65-year-old woman.

Officers found the woman bound by duct tape in a ditch near Hiddenbrooke Parkway and Interstate Highway 80 around 6 p.m. Thursday, according to the Bay City News Service.

Police said the victim was kidnapped at gunpoint in front of a retail store and was forced to drive to a location five miles away where she was physically and sexually assaulted.

The suspect then fled in the victim's minivan and called one of her family members, demanding money for her safe return.

Detectives located the suspect after he returned to the area. He was found with a replica handgun and the victim's minivan, police said.

The teen has been booked into Solano County Juvenile Hall.


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