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Suspect in rape of Ohio teens arrested in Texas; two others still at large

BOWLING GREEN, OH (WCMH) -- Police in Lubbock, Texas say they have arrested a man wanted for kidnapping and raping two Ohio teenagers. 

David Ramos Contreras, 28, was captured at a Lubbock home by the U.S. Marshals, according to our sister station KLBK. 

Investigators with the U.S. Marshals Service, including Lubbock Police Department and DPS task force officers, arrested Contreras in a home in the 1600 block of 21st Street. Contreras will be extradited to Ohio to face the charges. He is currently held in the Lubbock County Detention Center.

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According to police, four men are suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting two girls, ages 13 and 14, earlier this year. The victims reported the incident on June 28. Two suspects, Juan Garcia Rios Adiel and Arnulfo Ramos, are still at large.

Contreras and 24-year-old Simon Juan of Guatemala have been taken into custody. 

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Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the suspects or the incident are urged to contact the Bowling Green Police Division at 419-352-1131, Wood County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-54-CRIME or your local law enforcement agency. 

The U.S. Marshals Service is currently offering up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of the remaining two fugitives.


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