A kidnapped woman was found trapped and crying in a backyard pit outside Cincinnati overnight, police said.
Her male neighbor is charged with her abduction.
Dennis Dunn was handcuffed and placed in the back of a Blanchester cruiser amid heavy police presence shortly after 8:15 a.m., police officials said.
Dennis Dunn charged w kidnapping in Blanchester. They say Dunn put victim in a pit inside a locked shed covered pit w/ wood board @FOX19
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The suspect has known mental issues and was taken to Clinton Memorial Hospital, they said.
Officers responded to the street about 2 a.m.
A neighbor called to report hearing cries from a backyard shed, according to police.
The first officer who arrived also heard the cries, which led him to the shed.
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That’s where police say he found the woman trapped.
She was kept captive down a pit dug at the bottom of the shed, they said.
A wooden board covered the pit and was held down by heavy objects.