Prosecutors charged a 61-year-old man with kidnapping after police say he took a 4-year-old girl from her home after an argument with the girl’s grandmother, his ex-girlfriend.
Charles Jackson of South Bend could spend up to six years in prison if convicted of the level 5 felony.
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Jackson took the 4-year-old girl from her father’s home in the 400 block of Kentucky Street at about 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24. He brought the girl back home at about 5:30 p.m. and was arrested on the spot.
He admitted to police that he took the girl without permission, FOX 28 reported.
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The girl was taken to the hospital to be checked out.
Jackson is being held at the St. Joseph County Jail on $1,000 bond.