OPD: Man Kidnapped, Forced to Drive to Penwell

ODESSA, Texas (Local 2/Fox 24) - The Odessa Police Department is investigating after reports of an aggravated kidnapping that ended with the victims car being lit on fire over the weekend. 

On Sunday, the victim told police he was in the 1200 block of N. Kelly Avenue when he was approached by someone he knew.

The man reportedly told police the suspect threatened him with a gun and instructed him to drive to Penwell. 

Once in Penwell, the suspect lit the car on fire and the victim managed to escape on foot, according to a release from the OPD. 

No arrests have been made in the investigation. 

 

 


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