Westland Man Accused In Attempted Kidnapping
PITTSFIELD TWP. (WWJ) – A Westland man stands accused of trying to kidnap his ex-girlfriend.
Pittsfield Township Police said the woman was leaving her home early Wednesday morning when her 28-year old ex-boyfriend jumped out of his car and grabbed her. She told police he forced her into his car at gunpoint.
Police said the woman escaped when the car stopped at a stop sign near Packard and Carpenter roads.
The suspect was later arrested in Inkster. Police have also recovered a gun they say the man used in the crime.
The woman suffered injuries to her face and shoulder, but nothing life-threatening.
The suspect, whose name was not immediately released, is being held in Washtenaw County Jail. Charges are pending.