Suspect arrested in attempted Connecticut kidnapping

Suspect Arrested In Attempted Connecticut Kidnapping
Suspect Arrested In Attempted Connecticut Kidnapping

A suspect has been caught in last week's attempted kidnapping.

On Monday Oct. 5 around 7 a.m. — police say a 17-year-old girl in Bridgeport, Connecticut was lured into a woman's car where she was then assaulted. Fortunately, the teen bailed out of the car and escaped.

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The driver was described as a Hispanic woman in her 40s with freckles and a pony tail.

Police arrested 38-year-old Towanna Randall of New Haven after tips came in from the people in the community who spotted her car.

It turns out Randall has an extensive criminal record that includes robbery, larceny and selling narcotics.

She is now facing several charges, including sexual assault and unlawful restraint. She is due in court on Tuesday.

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