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The story of three Cleveland women and a child held captive for years in the middle of an active neighborhood has many asking why no one knew. Some neighbors say police overlooked problems because it was a poor, troubled area. WOSU visited a couple Columbus neighborhoods to see how residents there watch for unusual activity.
Authorities say one of the three teens reported missing in Northwest Ohio yesterday has been found at a West Columbus gas station and pointed police to the bodies of the other two.
Nine people, including six teenagers, were injured in at least five weekend shooting around Columbus.
Police on Sunday emailed an alert for 15-year-old Chantasja Silva, who they said had been missing since Dec. 4. Now police say she was arrested and placed in foster care under a fake name.
Deneen Black, 32, is a registered sex offender who’s been living in the Hilltop neighborhood. Police say he was arrested early Tuesday without incident.
Columbus Police have turned to Crime Stoppers to help with the “Hilltop Creeper” case. WOSU reports people living in the area continue to worry, but remain vigilant.
Residents on the West side either love or hate the idea of a casino in their part of town. They are not shy about expressing their views.