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Hedrick Man Convicted Of Attempting To Entice Eldon Girl Gets Maximum Sentence

A Hedrick man recently found guilty of attempting to entice a minor, stemming from an incident in Eldon October of 2018 was sentenced on Thursday. Matthew Reynolds, then 24 and of Sigourney at the time was accused of approaching a 9 year old girl and her 10 year brother in downtown Eldon and attempting to abduct the girl. The children fled before authorities were alerted. Reynolds was taken into custody several days later.

He was sentenced to the maximum of two year in prison. He also faces a charge of indecent exposure in Mahaska County after a 15 year old girl said he followed her in his truck while touching himself inappropriately. That incident took place just last month, his arraignment in that case is set for June. 


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