(Kingfisher) – A Perkins man faces kidnapping charges in Kingfisher County after allegedly kidnapping his estranged wife. Authorities began a search for Clinton Derek Lore, 25, after finding his wife, Cassie Lore, walking down a county road near her wrecked pickup. Authorities say Lore lured the woman from her home about 1:00 AM Wednesday, and abducted her.

He was taken into custody in the Cimarron River near Kingfisher about 8:00 AM Wednesday morning after being contacted by a Highway Patrol Negotiator via cellphone. Lore directed a Highway patrol helicopter to his location on a sandbar in the river. He was charged in Kingfisher County with kidnapping. Lore also faces a domestic abuse charge filed in Payne County in May.

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