AKRON, Ohio - An Akron man was charged with abduction after police say he brought three boys back to his apartment and forced one to fire a gun.
Two 12-year-olds and one 16-year-old were at Firestone Park on Girad Street when 47-year-old Jeffery W. Csora came up to them, Akron Police Lt. Rick Edwards said. On of the boys and his family knows Csora, so they went across the street with him to a convenient store where he bought them all slushies.
Edwards said the three boys went back to Csora’s apartment and that’s when he started acting very bizarre.
Csora seemed intoxicated when he forced the one boy to go outside and fire a rifle, police said. Then he took out a knife and licked the blade, scaring the children into not leaving. Edwards said Csora also talked about going down to the river, ripping the heads off of snakes and eating them.
The boys left the apartment and told their parents what happened. Their parents called the police. Csora did not make contact with the children, Edwards said.
Csora was taken to a local hospital for a mental evaluation, and then booked into the Summit County Jail, according to Edwards.
Police found two guns in his apartment and he was charged with three counts of abduction, Edwards said.
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