George Varholick Captured

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POLICE SEIZE GIRL MOLESTER AFTEIUHJRSUIT Children Identify Man Captured Near Fair Grounds Police today weie confident that they had in custody the molester of young women and girls sought here for a week, with the jailing late yesterday of George Varholick, ag ed 24, of Coy Captured by Indiana Police Chief William J- Kelley, Pennsylvania Motor Police and a posse of citizens as he hid m a vacant storage building in Carter avenue, near the Indiana fairgrounds, Varholick was placed in the county jail to await further investigation. Officers and citizens moved swiftly on the path of Varholick, they said, after a H-year-old girl reported she had seen a nine-year-old gir" being dragged by a man in Soutr Seventh Street, that she went to aid of the younger girl and the kidnaper leleased the smaller girl and attempted to grab her Both girls eluded him and ran to their homes The man, whom police said ap pcared mentally deranged, then con tinued dovn South Seventh Street seized a 13-year-old girl who wa standing on her porch, she scream ed and the would-be-captor fled a members of her family appearec Traveling further south, the alleged moron clutched at a young u-omar pedestrian. She broke away from him and fled. By this . time, resi dents of the community were thor oughly aroused and with the officer they pursued the man towards th fairgrounds. A search of building there failed to disclose him Chie Kelley, noticing boards had been re moved fro mthe storage buildin I crawled m and apprehended Var hohck, whom, the officer said, fered no resistance. prisoner was identified by th girls and young women, Chief Keland other girls will be ley said, asked to look at him and de- ! termine whether he was the man \vho called to them from a parked automobile earlier m the week and later pursued one of them.

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  1. The Indiana Gazette,
  2. 18 Dec 1937, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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