An adolescent was kidnapped from a North Carolina house after which found greater than 100 miles away, officers stated.
The 17-year-old girl’s abduction sparked an hourslong search involving native, state and federal companies, in keeping with the Excessive Level Police Division.
Now, an 18-year-old man accused of abducting the teen faces a number of expenses, together with tried first-degree homicide. Officers in an Oct. 25 information launch didn’t checklist legal professional info for the suspect, recognized as Fransisco De Jesus Delgado Arevalo.
Police reported being known as at about 9:30 p.m. Oct. 23 to a house in Excessive Level, close to Greensboro.
“A witness informed officers the suspect got here into the house, compelled the sufferer out with a knife, put her in a car and drove off,” officers wrote.
The police division recognized Delgado Arevalo as a suspect and shared details about his car with officers in different states. The morning after the teen went lacking, police stated Delgado Arevalo was seen on an interstate in Christiansburg, Virginia, roughly 115 miles northwest of Excessive Level.
Police additionally found the woman, who they stated knew Delgado Arevalo. She was “taken to the hospital for therapy and is anticipated to get well,” in keeping with officers.
Along with tried homicide, Delgado Arevalo additionally faces expenses of first-degree kidnapping, first-degree housebreaking, speaking threats and assault with a lethal weapon. He additionally faces expenses in Virginia, police stated.
Officers of their information launch shared few particulars about their ongoing investigation and stated they wouldn’t be revealing extra “because of the nature of the case and the sufferer’s age.” Anybody with info on the kidnapping case is requested to name Crime Stoppers at 336-889-4000 or use the smartphone app known as P3 Suggestions.