Kansas man arrested for kidnapping 15-year-old girl

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GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KAKE) -

Police in southwest Kansas say they've arrested a 18-year-old man who allegedly abducted a 15-year-old girl. 

The Garden City Police Department said in a news release that officers conducted a traffic stop at around 3 a.m. Sunday and located the missing teen in the passenger seat of the vehicle. The release didn't say who was driving. 

The investigation revealed that Cipriano Garcia took the teen on December 23 and held her against her will. He was arrested Monday for aggravated kidnapping and aggravated robbery. 

Police say the traffic stop was not related to the incident on December 23. The girl's name was not released, and police didn't say whether she and the suspect know each other.

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