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Hugo kidnapping suspect formally charged

By Scott Harvey

Hugo, OK – Oklahoma authorities have charged a man with child stealing earlier this month of a Hugo girl.

The term child stealing is a charge usually used when a family member is involved. Choctaw County prosecutors say Walter Caffey took the 4-year-old girl, who he claims to be his daughter.

Caffey was arrested in Paris after Hugo police issued an alert. He's currently out on bail.

Authorities say Caffey denies that he was trying to abduct the girl.