Advertisement

Texas News

News > Texas News > Police: Woman charged in kidnapping of neighbor

Police: Woman charged in kidnapping of neighbor

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Corpus Christi police have arrested a woman they say kidnapped and tortured her neighbor for information about a missing debit card.

Capt. Robert Alvarado says a 26-year-old woman was arrested Saturday afternoon and held on suspicion of aggravated kidnapping. It's unclear if she has been charged.

He says police were called to the Corpus Christi apartment after a person heard a woman screaming for help.

He says the suspect answered the door and told police everything was fine but that a woman behind her mouthed the word "help."

Police say the 48-year-old victim was tied up and had cigarette burns on her arms and legs. The victim told police she had been held for more than two hours.

It's unclear if the victim was hospitalized.

There is a push in San Antonio to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. A push to make San Antonio the first...
Austin police are making a holiday push to remind drivers about the Move Over law. As more people begin travelling...
There's a renewed push to commute the sentence of a death row inmate. Jeff Wood was in his pickup truck twenty one...
(photo YouTube) Texas Central-the developers of the Texas high speed bullet train have appointed former Houston...
(photo YouTube) He's staying put. UT System Chancellor Bill McRaven will keep his job in 2018 beyond his contract...