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Registered sex offender arrested after allegedly kidnapping woman from Lone Tree

Posted at 9:49 AM, Aug 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-15 14:37:32-04

LONE TREE, Colo. — Deputies arrested a man accused of kidnapping a woman early Tuesday morning.

At 6 a.m. Tuesday, the Lone Tree police responded to reports of a man pushing a woman into a vehicle in the parking lot of 9374 Willow St. and driving away, according to a news release from the city of Lone Tree. 

Police interviewed witnesses at the scene to gather information. 

Around 8:30 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a woman running away from a man and asking for help in the parking lot of Tony’s Market, at 874 Happy Canyon Road in Castle Pines, according to the release. 

Deputies arrested the male suspect, who has been identified as Paul E. Nader, 29, and located the woman.

Authorities determined the woman was the same person kidnapped from the Lone Tree location earlier that morning. She was taken to a hospital for evaluation.

Nader has been charged with sexual assault sentence enhancer where the victim suffered serious bodily injury, sexual assault sentence enhancer with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, aggravated robbery with a weapon and sexual assault. He is in custody at the Douglas County Jail. His bond has been set at $750,000. 

He is a registered sex offender from Colorado Springs. He pled guilty in 2013 to sex assault on a child by a person in position of trust and sex exploitation of a child by possessing a video of more than 20 different items qualifying as sexually exploitative material. In addition, two women have protective orders against him. 

This is an ongoing investigation.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.