Topeka Man Charged In Attempted Drowning Of Four Year Old Girl

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By: WIBW
Topeka Man Arrested In Connection With Attempted Drowning Of A Four Year Old Girl Charged

Brian L. Mahkuk, 37, reportedly held a 4 year-old girl's head underwater in a swimming pool in north Topeka. He was booked on Aggravated Kidnapping and Attempted Murder charges (Credit: Shawnee Co. Sheriff's Office)

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Topeka man arrested last Friday in connection with an attempted drowning of a four year old girl has been formally charged.

Brian Mahkuk, 37, was charged Tuesday with kidnapping and aggravated battery.

Topeka Police say almost two weeks ago a girl was walking with a friend in the 1400 block of NE Quincy when Mahkuk approached, took her to a nearby yard and held her underwater in a swimming pool. A witness was able to get the child and bring her to safety.

Mahkuk's next court date will be on July 31.


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