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A Macon youth pastor told police he was kidnapped and robbed at gunpoint by two Black men in a hotel room.

Christopher Keys called 911 to report an armed robbery at the Regency Inn motel on Eisenhower Parkway on May 19.

Keys, who is also a teacher, initially said he heard a knock at the door. When he opened it, two armed Black males wearing face masks robbed him of his wallet, $70 in cash and a cellphone at gunpoint.

After some questioning, Keys finally admitted he stretched the truth a little bit. He said he routinely solicited sex from male prostitutes on Craigslist.com.

An employee said Keys was a regular at the hotel. According to the police report, Keys said he "liked to play around" with men, but he was married to a woman.

He pleaded with police not to tell his family about his extracurricular activities.

Keys's cellphone was found in a nearby Walmart parking lot and returned to him.

Sheriff's deputies charged Keys with solicitation of sodomy. The investigation into the armed robbery continues.

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Police in Jacksonville issued an Amber Alert for missing 5-year-old Taylor Rose Williams, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Taylor's mother Brianna Williams told Jacksonville police she last saw Taylor when she put her to bed in her home in the 600 block of Ivy Street around midnight on Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Williams said she woke up the next day to find Taylor missing and the back door unlocked.

Williams has since stopped cooperating with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office after inconsistencies were found in her story.

During her police interrogation Williams was questioned about a wanted ad that was posted on Craigslist the day before she reported Taylor missing.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, a wanted ad was placed on Craigslist on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The ad states "childcare needed tomorrow" and that a babysitter "bailed on" the mother, according to Action News Jax.

The ad did not include Williams' name, but detectives say the ad's author mentioned having a 5-year-old daughter, working at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station, and living in Jacksonville's Northside section.

Williams is a Petty Officer 1st Class who works at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station.

Williams' family members arrived in town from Alabama to assist in the investigation. They told detectives they had not seen Taylor in six months.

Sheriff Mike Williams is asking anyone who may have seen Williams together with Taylor in the past six months to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at (904) 630-0500.

First Coast Crime Stoppers has increased the reward for information in the case to $4,000.

Texas Jury Acquits Man Who Killed Escort

A Texas jury acquitted a john who shot and killed his escort because she refused to have sex with him.

The jury found that Ezekiel Gilbert was justified in killing Lenora Ivie Frago, 21, on Christmas Eve 2012, because he paid her $150 for her escort services and she refused to return the money after denying his request for sex.

Gilbert's lawyer cited a broad Texas law that allows for "deadly force" to “retrieve stolen property at night."

Gilbert contracted Frago's services though an ad on Craigslist.

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