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Suspect arrested in Banks attempted kidnapping

Lawrence Alan Roland booking photo. Photo: Washington County Sheriff's Office

BANKS - A spokesperson with the Washington County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that the suspect wanted in connection to an attempted kidnapping near Banks on the morning of Tuesday, September 10 was located and arrested shortly before 4 p.m. in Banks.

According to a press release from the Washington County Sheriff's Office, deputies assigned to the city of Banks were dispatched to reports that a man was trying to force a woman into a vehicle near the Highway 6 and 47 intersection.

Deputies learned from the adult female at the scene that the suspect, a man she knew, had fled the scene on foot.

The suspect, 43-year-old Lawrence Alan Roland, is from Hillsboro.

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