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Police: Youngstown woman shuts man in house using tape

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A west side woman is accused of attempting to trap a man inside his home using tape.

64-year-old Anna Marie Pizor-Barricella was arraigned in Youngstown Municipal Court Monday, where she pleaded not guilty to  charges of criminal mischief and trespassing.

Youngstown police were called to a home on the 1500 block of Mahoning Avenue at 7:16 p.m. on Friday.

Officers say they found Pizor-Barricelli at the back door, and a shovel wedged against the door knob to trap the victim inside.

Police also say that the woman attempted to tape the house closed by wrapping tape around the entire house until she ran out of tape.

It was also discovered that the victim's mail box had been pried open.

Police say that a protection order had been previously served on Pizor-Barricella.

A trial date has been set for April 10. 

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