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Oak Park man arrested in sexual assault & kidnapping of 9-year-old

Posted at 10:43 AM, Oct 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-15 17:10:38-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — UPDATE: 40-year-old man arraigned on charges in sex assault, kidnapping of Farmington Hills girl

Police say they have arrested a suspect in connection to the kidnapping and sexual assault of a Farmington Hills 9-year-old girl earlier this week in Detroit.

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