N. Jackson man accused of kidnapping

NILES, Ohio (WYTV) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a North Jackson man accused of kidnapping.

According to Niles police, Hale H. Burkholder III, 34, was giving a woman a ride in the McKees Lane area of the city on Wednesday. While in the vehicle, he tried to force her to commit a sex act, police reported.

He then allegedly stopped the vehicle, took her into a wooded area and tried to remove her clothing. The victim got away and went to the police station.

She told police Burkholder has a shaved head, a goatee and was driving a blue truck. The report lists Burkholder as 5-foot 8-inches tall, about 200 pounds and with blue eyes.

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