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Cannelton Kidnapping Suspect Apprehended

Cannelton Police say a suspect being sought in connection with a Thursday night kidnapping was arrested Friday afternoon by Kentucky State Police near Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Police say 32-year-old Paul Lenz was arrested on warrants for Kidnapping and Criminal Confinement.

The kidnapping occurred in the parking lot of a business on State Road 66 in Cannelton.

The victim was approached by a male who displayed a firearm and ordered the victim to drive him to a location in Tell City.

The suspect got out of the vehicle a short time after arriving in Tell City, allowing the victim flee and notify police.