A 12-year-old girl stopped an alleged abduction of a 4-year-old neighbor last week, pulling the girl away from a man who was leading her away by the wrist.
The man, Benjamin Spasogevich-Lee, 27, of Kenosha, is being held on $15,000 bond, charged with abduction of a child and disorderly conduct.
In court Monday, a prosecutor said it is the second time Spasogevich-Lee has been charged with kidnapping. He said he was charged with kidnapping in 2010 in Illinois, but that charge was eventually reduced to disorderly conduct, the prosecutor said.
Spasogevich-Lee’s defense attorney said his client has a history of mental illness and asked for a competency hearing. He said he also denied the allegations.
According to the criminal complaint and the Kenosha Police report, a group of children, neighborhood friends that included the 12-year-old, were playing in a garage in the 6000 block of 80th Place Thursday afternoon when several other children from …