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Police: Kidnapping, Rape Suspect Finds Victim on Dating Website

Fryeburg police arrested Andrew Connelly on charges of kidnapping and gross sexual assault.

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    Police: Kidnapping, Rape Suspect Finds Victim on Dating Website
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    A Maine man accused of kidnapping and raping an 18-year-old woman allegedly met the victim on a dating website, according to authorities.

    Fryeburg police arrested Andrew Connelly on charges of kidnapping and gross sexual assault. Officials say the 29-year-old suspect held the victim in a building on Main Street for hours and forced sexual activity.

    Authorities told affiliate station WCSH they were able to locate the victim after she reached out to a friend via social media using her phone's Wi-Fi.

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