Police identify McCluer Road kidnapping suspect

Marcus Baker (Also known as Marcus Butler) Photo from JPD
Marcus Baker (Also known as Marcus Butler) Photo from JPD

UPDATE: 10/21/2016 7:20am Police continue to search for kidnapping suspect Marcus Baker, who also goes by Marcus Butler..  He was last seen driving a gray Ford Crown Victoria.  The JPD says Butler is considered armed and dangerous.

 

 

UPDATE: The Jackson Police Department has identified the suspect as Marcus Baker, 32. He is considered armed and dangerous.


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Jackson Police are investigating a kidnapping.

Police said they went to McCluer Road around 11:03 p.m. to respond to the situation.

A 19-year-old girl was in the roadway begging for help, they said. Police said she was kidnapped at gunpoint on Monday around 9 p.m. while she was walking in the Capital Street area.

The suspect, was in a gray Ford Crown Victoria. We’re told he approached the woman with a gun and made her get into his car. He drove the victim to a home on McCluer Road where she was held against her will, police said.

She was able to escape and get help. The victim was taken to the hospital for observation. She was not seriously injured, police said. Anyone with information about the kidnapping, contact the Jackson Police Department at (601) 960.1234 or (601) 355.TIPS (8477).

 

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