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Police Return California Man To Connecticut To Face Kidnap Charges

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Nathan Salas (Courtesy Hamden Police)

Nathan Salas (Courtesy Hamden Police)

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A California man been arrested in Connecticut after waiving extradition from California in a case involving last month’s kidnapping of a 14-year-old girl.

The FBI helped Hamden police identify a California telephone number which led them to 28-year-old Nathan Salas.  Authorities say he had met the teen online.  She left a suicide note for her parents and flew cross-country with him.

Salas said at the time he thought he was helping her escape an abusive situation.

A Hamden detective and an investigator flew to California  to pick up Salas,  and returned to Connecticut early Friday morning.

See earlier stories:

California Man Says He Felt He Was Helping Hamden Teen

California Man Charged With Flying Connecticut Girl Cross-Country


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