Breaking: Chilling Kidnapping Details Of A Mandan Woman
Chilling details of a kidnapping in Mandan right out of a movie last night
According to a press release from Mandan police a Mandan woman was kidnapped at knifepoint late Thursday night and held against her will until early this morning on March 18th.
Mandan police received a call from a woman that had locked herself in the bathroom at a local gas station. Upon arrival, an officer spoke with the 28-year-old old woman. She told police she had been staying at a friend's home. The suspect, a 26-year-old woman had also been staying there.
The victim went on to tell the officer that earlier in the evening, the suspect forced her into a pickup, where they drove to a location in a neighboring county. The suspect picked up a relative and returned to Mandan. The victim asked numerous times to leave. The suspect held a knife to her throat and refused to let her go.
The victim saw an opportunity and went for it
When the women arrived back in Mandan, they stopped at a gas station. The victim found an opportunity to escape from the pickup. She made a break for it and raced to a bathroom inside the gas station. She locked herself in the gas station bathroom and called 911. She gave a description of the vehicle she was being held in to the officers.
An officer located the vehicle a short time later. The officer activated his emergency lights in the area of 3rd Ave and East Main. A high-speed chase took place down westbound on Main street. Morton County Sheriff's deputies pursued the vehicle westbound at10th Avenue and West Main. Eventually, the vehicle struck a street sign and left the roadway. The driver fled on foot.
After a short search, they found the suspect
Mandan Police K9 Kupper tracked the suspect and she was eventually found hiding in a barrel in the year of a home. Officers took the suspect into custody.
The suspect, Tyann Bavebull, was arrested for Felonious Restraint, Terrorizing, Kidnapping, Simple Assault, and more. Formal charges are pending.
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