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Police: Wichita sex offender tried to kidnap 10-year-old boy


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 62-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly trying to abduct a 10-year-old boy who was walking on a sidewalk in Wichita, police said Monday.

Webb Ketcherside, 62, of Wichita has been booked on suspicion of aggravated indecent solicitation of a child and attempted aggravated kidnapping, the Wichita Police Department said in a news release.

Ketcherside is accused of approaching the boy on foot at about 4:50 p.m. Sunday, making sexually explicit comments and grabbing his arm, police said. The boy, who suffered minor injuries, was able to break free and run to a...

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