Suspect in Kidnapping Arrested
A Battle Creek man is behind bars, suspected of kidnapping his 17-year-old ex-girlfriend this weekend. Police say that the 31-year-old suspect entered a house on Lamora Street at around 8pm Saturday and found the victim hiding in a bathroom. The suspect then forced the victim into his vehicle and began taking her to a North Washington Avenue home. However, the victim was able to contact her mother without the suspect knowing, who then contacted the police. Authorities were able to arrest the suspect, who is now at the Calhoun County Jail. The victim was unharmed.