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Pasco woman accused of pulling child into her home

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Diane Marcino is charged with false imprisonment of a child Diane Marcino is charged with false imprisonment of a child
PASCO COUNTY, FL (WFLA) - A Pasco woman is accused of grabbing a child who was walking to her bus stop.

Deputies say on Wednesday January 15th, Diane Marcino called to a 9-year-old girl passing by her home on Isabelle Drive in Zephyrhills. 

When the girl kept walking, investigators say Marcino grabbed the girl by her book bag and pulled her into her home.  Marcino told the girl that "bad people were after her", according to the arrest report.

The girl told deputies that Marcino did not hurt her, but didn't allow her to leave the house until 4:00 p.m. 

Marcino is charged with false imprisonment of a child under 13.  Her bond is set at $25,000.

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