Man arrested for kidnapping, public intox in Skiatook attempted abduction

SKIATOOK, Okla. - A 56-year-old man is behind bars after he allegedly tried to kidnap a girl in Skiatook.

Skiatook police say Rick Blackwell attempted to abduct an 11-year-old girl Saturday while she was riding her bike.
Officers say the victim gave a description of the suspect that matched a man that was arrested for public intoxication later that day.
Police say the victim also identified Blackwell in a line-up.
Blackwell was arrested for public intoxication and kidnapping on Sunday.  He is being held at the Tulsa County Jail on a $25,000 bond.
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