Police: Ex-Boyfriend Assaults, Kidnaps Battle Creek Woman

Posted at 4:09 PM, Feb 05, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-05 16:13:43-05

Battle-Creek-police-cruiserBATTLE CREEK, Mich (Feb. 5, 2014) – A 40-year-old man is facing charges for home invasion, kidnapping and false imprisonment following an incident in Battle Creek early Wednesday morning.

Officers were called to a home in the 2000 block of Collier Road by a man stating his 40-year-old girlfriend had likely been kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend.

The first officers on scene found evidence the front door had been forced open, but no one was home.

An alert was issued for the suspect’s vehicle, which was found in the area of Collier Road and Blue Spruce Lane.

Both the  woman and her ex-boyfriend were in the vehicle.  Investigators say the woman had suffered minor assault injuries while being forced into the vehicle by the 40-year-old suspect.  She’s expected to be ok.

The 40-year-old man was arrested at the scene on several charges and later lodged at the Calhoun County Jail.  His name hasn’t been released.