Dad Accused of Abducting Son 13 Years Ago Indicted on 32 Counts

A former Alabama man accused of kidnapping his son 13 years ago was indicted on 32 counts in Ohio, prosecutors announced.

Bobby Hernandez, 53, was indicted on six counts of kidnapping, four counts of interference with custody, 11 counts of interfering with custody and other forgery charges for allegedly taking his 5-year-old son from Alabama in 2002, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty said, NBC News reported.

The alleged abduction was discovered after Hernandez' son, Julian, was looking to apply to colleges and encountered problems verifying his Social Security number, officials have said.

Julian Hernandez, now 18, did not previously know he was abducted, officials said.

The FBI said it received a tip on Oct. 30 that a missing person from Alabama might be living in the area, it confirmed the identity and Bobby Hernandez was arrested.

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