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Man charged in abduction of 8-year-old Texas girl

1 year 6 days 1 hour ago Sunday, May 19 2019 May 19, 2019 May 19, 2019 10:50 AM May 19, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A man has been charged in the abduction of an 8-year-old girl who was snatched from a street in Fort Worth, Texas, as she walked with her mother.

Fort Worth police say the girl was found safe Sunday, about eight hours later, at a hotel in nearby Forest Hills.

Police say 51-year-old Michael Webb was arrested at the scene on an aggravated kidnapping charge.

Officer Buddy Calzada says a man grabbed the girl Saturday evening, and sped away with her in a car. Police released surveillance video of the car . Police found Webb and the girl at the hotel after witnesses reported seeing the car there.

She has been taken to a hospital.

Online records don't list bond or an attorney representing Webb who can speak on his behalf.

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