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Duo Accused of Kidnapping, Assaulting a Minor in Elizabeth Captured in North Carolina


Authorities today announced that a man and a woman accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 15-year-old in Elizabeth were apprehended in North Carolina last week.

According to officials, on Mar. 16th Stephanie Charles held down the minor, while Oscar Baker reportedly sexually assaulted her. Police say Charles and Baker then boarded an Amtrak train to Charlotte, North Carolina from Newark Penn Station.

Officials however arrested the pair on Mar. 22nd at Motel 6 in Charlotte. Police charged them both with multiple sexual assault counts and kidnapping.

The incident remains under investigation.