Austintown man accused of taking girlfriend’s child and vehicle

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After a brief chase, Rocky Kennedy was arrested

Rocky Kennedy, Abduction, Grand Theft, Failure to Comply, Interference with Custody Charges

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – What started as a domestic argument has landed a man from Austintown in the Mahoning County Jail.

Sheriff’s Detectives said Rocky Kennedy, 41, is facing abduction and grand theft charges for taking his girlfriend’s child and her Jeep following that dispute Sunday.

After a brief chase, Kennedy was arrested Sunday at about 8:47 p.m. on Woodbridge Drive in Austintown.

He’s also facing unrelated traffic offenses.

Kennedy is due back in court later this week.

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