Teen from missing case has court hearing

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SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – The 14-year-old girl who the Clark County sheriff said disappeared with a 44-year-old man last week was in court Monday.

Mark Edwards after his arrest in Springfield, Ohio, Feb. 28, 2014.
Mark Edwards after his arrest in Springfield, Ohio, Feb. 28, 2014.

At today’s hearing in Clark County Juvenile Court, a judge entered a denial to two charges on the girl’s behalf.

She faces a charge of delinquency by reason of inducing panic and a charge of delinquency by reason of interfering with custody.

Springfield police caught Mark Edwards Friday night just after 9:30 p.m. with the girl who officers said left with him voluntarily Tuesday night. Officers said she was Ok when they found her.

Edwards faces three charges – violation of a protection order, domestic violence, and interfering with custody. He was scheduled into court this week for a previous attempted flight with the same girl. The Sept. 30, 2013 incident ended with him charged with kidnapping and rape.

The girl will remain in juvenile detention until a pre-trial hearing scheduled for March 11.

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