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"Armed and dangerous" kidnapping suspect caught in Bowling Green

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Paul Lenz, 32, is being held in the Warren County Jail as a fugitive on kidnapping charges. Paul Lenz, 32, is being held in the Warren County Jail as a fugitive on kidnapping charges.
PERRY CO., IN (WFIE) -

Perry County dispatch says the suspect in a kidnapping in Cannelton is in custody.

They tell us 32-year-old Paul Lenz was caught by Kentucky State Police in Bowling Green.

KSP says Lenz was spotted by a trooper driving in the area a little after noon on Friday. The car description and license plate matched the description provided by Indiana police.

Lenz was pulled over and arrested without incident and is currently in the Warren County Jail as a fugitive from another state on Indiana charges of kidnapping

Lenz is the suspect in a kidnapping that happened late Thursday night.

Cannelton's Police Chief Lee Hall says this started when a man was kidnapped from a parking lot of a business on State Road 66 around 9:15 Thursday night.

Chief Hall says Lenz showed a gun and made the victim drive him to Tell City.  That's when police say the suspect got out of the vehicle for a short time.  The victim was able to drive home and call police.  He was not injured.

14 News spoke to the victim in the kidnapping. Click here to see what he had to say.

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