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Police: Woman Posed as Boy to Be With Girl

Police: Woman Posed as Boy to Be With Girl

This photo released by the Warren Co. Sheriff's Office shows Patricia Dye who is is charged with unlawful sexual conduct with and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. (AP Photo/Warren County Sheriff's Office)

Associated Press

July 08, 2010

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) – Police say an Ohio woman pretended to be a 14-year-old boy so she could have a sexual relationship with a teenage girl.

Authorities say 31-year-old Patricia Dye of Franklin used the alias Matt Abrams as the girl’s boyfriend, and that the girl did not know Dye was a woman.

Dye was arrested June 30, and Springboro police Sgt. Bob Marchiny (mar-SHEE’-nee) says she admitted the deception. Her lawyer, William Robert Kaufman, says she has not entered a plea but is assumed not guilty.

Dye is charged with unlawful sexual conduct with and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. A Warren County judge sent the case to a grand jury Tuesday.

Dye is being held in the Butler County jail on $100,000 bond.

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