Sex offender arrested for kidnapping, rape of 15-year-old Wichita girl

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Wichita police say they've arrested a 58-year-old convicted rapist accused of forcing a 15-year-old girl into his car and raping her.

Jail records show Anthony Seymour was booked Tuesday morning for kidnapping, rape, aggravated battery, aggravated criminal sodomy and a state hold.

Officers responded at around 6:20 p.m. Monday to an abduction call in the 300 block of North Volutsia, near 2nd and Grove. They located a black 2005 Lexus driven by Seymour leaving the area. The 15-year-old victim then got out of the car and ran toward officers.

Seymour fled but was later located and arrested near 17th and Hillside. 

The Wichita Police Department said in a news release that the girl was walking home and was approached by Seymour. Police say he held a knife to her, forced her into his car and sexually assaulted her. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

Kansas offender records show Seymour is on parole for a 2004 conviction of rape of a 14-year-old girl. He was last released from prison in May of 2018.

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