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Texas police officer fired over a failure to find the kidnapped girl

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A Texas police officer, who failed to find an abducted 8-year-old girl when he was in the hotel room where she was being held, was discharged, officials said Wednesday.

Forest Hill police chief Dan Dennis said he was terminated in Germany. Richardson and Wolfe, who had been with the department since 2012 “garbage.”

“After looking at all of it, I wouldn’t have wanted him to respond to the call, when I was 8-years-old, so I can’t make it on to the staff,” Dennis told WFAA-TV. “Of course I want to be this way, it was different, and, of course, I’m disappointed with the officer concerned.”

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By Michael Webb, 51, is charged in the kidnapping of an 8-year-old Texas girl.
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The news came hours after Michael Webb, 51, was charged in a federal kidnapping case.

Wolfe is able to appeal the firing. Attempts to reach him for comment Thursday were not successful.

Webb allegedly abducted the girl on May 18, when he allegedly grabbed her in front of her mother in the Fort Worth area, and put it in the car. The Forest Hill police department received a tip that she was being held in a hotel the next day.

Responding officers spoke to Webb, and a visual inspection of the location of the hotel, they left without finding the girl.

A separate tip led police to the hotel later in the evening, and it was found with the suspect, police said.

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Webb has been charged with one count of aggravated kidnapping and six counts of sexual assault of a child.

He remains in federal custody.

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