Ex-boyfriend arrested in Shreveport casino kidnapping
Shreveport, LA (KMSS) — The Shreveport Police Department have arrested a man after a kidnapping at a Shreveport casino earlier Wednesday morning.
Just after 2:00 a.m., authoirities were called to the 300 block of Clyde Fant Parkway on a welfare concern. When officers arrived, a woman stated while she was walking through the parking garage, she was grabbed from behind by her ex-boyfriend, George Arnold, 33, of Shreveport, and forced back into her car.
The victim told police after being placed in her vehicle, Arnold attempted to drive out of the garage. As he neared the exit ramp, the woman managed to escape from the car.
Arnold was arrested without incident after he returned to the scene of the crime. Arnold was taken to the Shreveport City Jail where he was charged with one count of simple kidnapping.