Man arrested, accused of kidnapping ex

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — A man is behind bars after police say he broke into a home and kidnapped his ex-girlfriend in Battle Creek Saturday evening.

The incident happened at 8 p.m. on Lamora Street in Battle Creek.

According to a news release, a 31-year-old man forced his way into the home when he found out his 17-year-old ex-girlfriend was inside with her friends.

The man found the girl hiding in the bathroom and took her out of the house against her will. The man then began driving to a family member’s house on North Washington Avenue.

When the two arrived at the location, the victim was able to contact her mother without the suspect knowing and told police officers where she was located.

Officers arrived on scene and arrested the man. He is being charged with home invasion and kidnapping.

The victim was not injured.


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