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Maquoketa man charged with kidnapping 11-year-old

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Robert Robbins, 20, of Maquoketa Robert Robbins, 20, of Maquoketa
DUBUQUE (KWWL) - A Maquoketa man is in custody in connection with a kidnapping that happened on March 25.

Dubuque Police say 20-year-old Robert Robbins grabbed an 11-year-old girl while she was walking home from school.

After a brief struggle, the girl got away, ran home and told her father, according to police.

Robbins admitted to his actions to police and said his intent was to abuse the child.

He's being charged with third-degree kidnapping and faces up to 10 years in prison.

He's being held in the Dubuque County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

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