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Ottumwa man accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting woman

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An Ottumwa man has been accused of kidnapping a woman and holding her against her will for more than two weeks.

Court records show an arrest warrant was served Friday to 33-year-old Adem Geleto Anota.

Ottumwa police say they received a report Thursday from a woman who claimed to have been confined against her will between Sept. 24 and Oct. 9. She told authorities she was sexually assaulted during that time.

The Ottumwa Courier reports ( ) Anota has been charged with first-degree kidnapping and ordered to stay away from the woman. He has pleaded not guilty. Court records do not list an attorney.

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