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By Shane Sanderson
Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Man charged in abduction, assault of young girl


July 11, 2019

CASPER — A man accused of kidnapping a child from a south Casper apartment complex on Wednesday — and then eluding police for 24 hours — now faces up to life in prison. 

Prosecutors on Friday afternoon filed three felony charges against Joshua Hicks, 32, who, authorities have said, abducted a young girl on Wednesday morning from a lawn near Southwest Wyoming Boulevard and sexually abused her. He then dropped her in the area of the apartment building and left in a truck, according to a series of news releases police issued in connecting to the case. 

On Friday afternoon in Natrona Co...

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