Woman arrested in Longview after kidnapping 20-year-old female at gunpoint

Woman arrested in Longview after kidnapping 20-year-old female at gunpoint

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - From Longview Police Department:

On December 29, 2016 at 6:12 p.m., Longview police were dispatched to a robbery in progress in the 2100 block of Airline Road. When officers arrived, they were told that the suspect, an older white female, entered the victim's home and kidnapped a 20-year-old white female, at gunpoint.

Approximately an hour later, the victim was able to escape, contact police and give them her location. Police responded to the location and found the victim, unharmed.

A short time later, police located the suspect and placed her under arrest. It is very early in the investigation and information is still being sought from witnesses who may have witnessed this crime occurring and not realized it at that time.

As more information becomes available it will be released. Anyone with information pertaining to this case is asked to contact Detective James Reeves at 903-237-1199 or Gregg County CrimeStoppers at 903-236-7867.