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Man accused of kidnapping, sexually abusing teen boy extradited to Utah

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Posted at 8:38 PM, Jan 16, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-16 22:38:43-05

OGDEN, Utah — A man who was wanted for allegedly kidnapping and sexually abusing a teenage boy was arrested in California last year, and this week he was brought back to Utah and jailed.

Ryan Schaffer, a registered sex offender who was required to check in monthly, allegedly kidnapped a 14-year-old boy in Ogden at knifepoint and forced the teen to perform sexual acts at gunpoint.

The alleged kidnapping took place on July 3 of 2013.

Schaffer was arrested in Eureka, California in August of 2013, and he has been extradited to Utah and booked into the Weber County Jail.