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Police charge Ariel Castro over Cleveland abductions

Ariel Castro has been charged with kidnapping and rape in connection with the abduction of three women who went missing a decade ago.

Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight escaped from the house they had been held in on Monday.

Castro faces four counts of kidnapping and three of rape.

Chief Assistant Prosecutor Victor Perez said Castro's two brothers, who had been arrested, did not face charges.