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Duo charged in kidnapping
Elderly man allegedly forced to withdraw cash
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City police have charged two people in connection with the kidnapping and robbery of an elderly man last week. Authorities said the pair is suspected of forcing the 81-year old victim to withdraw money from his bank account at knifepoint.Amanda Maxwell, 29, and 31-year-old Charles Wayne Reagan were charged with aggravated kidnapping and theft over $1,000, while Maxwell faces additional charges of aggravated robbery and aggravated assault. According to Lieutenant Detective Matt Holmes of the Smithville Police Department, Maxwell phoned the victim at his McMinnville home and invited him to visit her at her Fisher Avenue residence.When the man entered the residence, Maxwell allegedly attacked him from behind and forced into the passenger seat of his 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix.