Man and Woman Charged with Kidnapping Child in Oelwein

Two northeast Iowans are charged with taking part in a kidnapping in Oelwein.

Oelwein police were advised of an alleged child abduction that took place in the 10 block of 6th Street Northwest around 8 p.m. Thursday.

Following an investigation, authorities found the suspects’ vehicle in Black Hawk County. The 5-year old child was found in the vehicle. The child was unharmed.

A man and woman were then arrested for felony child stealing. Officials have identified them as 31-year-old Raquel Bowser of Oelwein and 27-year-old Justin Green of West Union.