Police investigate morning kidnapping, assault allegation

Feb. 14, 2013 @ 06:31 PM

Police say an assailant kidnapped a Henderson woman from a downtown location Thursday and had her drive to another location where she reported being assaulted.

The Henderson Police Department is investigating the incident as a kidnapping. Lt. Christopher Ball confirmed the incident occurred at about 6 a.m. as the 35-year-old woman was getting out of her vehicle.

Ball and police urge residents to check their surroundings when they are about to exit a vehicle and park in well-lit areas.

He encouraged persons with additional information on the incident to call the police department at (252) 438-4141, or leave information with Crime Stoppers at (252) 492-1925.

 

Contact the writer at mfisher@hendersondispatch.com.