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Rhode Island rape suspect captured on Ohio

January 24, 2019

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A man wanted on child rape and kidnapping charges in Rhode Island has been captured in Ohio.

The U.S. Marshals Service and Providence police announced Thursday that 31-year-old Marcos Garcia-Solis was apprehended on Wednesday evening near his place of employment in Wadsworth, Ohio.

Garcia-Solis was wanted by Providence police on allegations of kidnapping, child molestation and rape of a 13-year-old girl that date to 2017.

Maj. David Lapatin says the arrest of Garcia-Solis was “extremely important to our department” in other to protect other potential victims.

The suspect was in custody and it could not immediately be determined if he has a lawyer