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After mayhem in Tupelo, man charged with kidnapping

August 28, 2018

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man is charged with kidnapping and several misdemeanors after allegedly taking a woman from a city park and then causing several wrecks.

News outlets report 52-year-old Milton Rogers was taken into custody Monday in Tupelo. It was not immediately clear whether he has an attorney.

Deputy Chief Allan Gilbert says police received a call that a woman was being kidnapped Monday evening in Ballard Park by a man in an older white car.

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the car’s driver caused wrecks along Main Street in Tupelo.

A witness, Reco Colebrooke, was working at a post office. He tells WTVA-TV that a white car sped through the parking lot and hit multiple vehicles, including his.

Rogers was captured and the woman was hospitalized.

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