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Homeless kidnapper arrested

Kelsey McCune was arrested for allegedly kidnapping an Oregon City teenager earlier this week, the daughter of one of his friends.

McCune, a 40-year-old with a glass eye, was arrested Saturday, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office confirmed. Samantha Dodson, 13, was found safe.

A citizen tip lead the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office to a wooded area just outside of Oregon City at the north end of the Country Village Mobile Home Park. A SWAT unit was called in since the large area needed to be covered quickly.

Authorities said they received hundreds of tips.

McCune spent Thanksgiving with the Dodson family, officials said, and is a friend of her father.

Dodson went missing Tuesday.

McCune has no known address, has made money doing freelance computer work and may be carrying large duffel bags or backpacks with camping-type gear, authorities said.