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Natalie McCoy found safe, Gilberto Villarreal arrested

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Gilberto Villarreal arrested. Gilberto Villarreal arrested.

The hunt for a kidnapping suspect ended Tuesday morning with the arrest of Gilberto Villarreal.

Villarreal faced a judge Tuesday morning at Napoleon Municipal Court on a charge of aggravated burglary, which police say adds to an already long criminal record.

Police say Monday afternoon Villarreal broke into a mobile home at the Valley Brook Estates and assaulted the mother of his child, 24-year-old Natalie McCoy.

After hours on scene, the pair were gone, turning the case into a possible abduction. Police tracked down Villarreal around midnight in Paulding County.

Police say McCoy is safe, despite Villarreal's history of assault.

Villarreal is being held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio on $300,000 bond. He is expected to be back in court for a pre-trial hearing on Thursday. At this point, additional charges are pending.

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