Posted: Jan 21, 2013 7:07 AM
A Connecticut man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he drove to eastern Kentucky to pick up a 14-year-old.
David Hernandez is charged with custodial interference and unlawful transaction with a minor. Police say he and his son picked up the girl earlier this month from her Bell County home and drove her to Connecticut.
Hernandez entered the plea Friday after being extradited to Kentucky. The says he thought the girl was 18 and believed he was rescuing her from an abusive situation.