• Police converge on scene where kidnapping suspect arrested, police say

    By: Mike Petchenik


    ALPHARETTA, Ga. - NewsChopper 2 was over the scene of a large police presence on Old Roswell Road on Wednesday afternoon.

    Police told Channel 2's Mike Petchenik that a man who was detained there was the suspect in a kidnapping that happened in Alpharetta Tuesday. He was apparently also wanted on another warrant from Roswell.

    Police told Petchenik a man said the suspect kidnapped him at gunpoint from Roswell on Tuesday and took him to a home on Old Roswell Road. He was able to escape and call 911.

    Police tracked the suspect down to the home. 

    Old Roswell Road was closed in both directions between Warsaw Road and Commerce Parkway as police waited to get a warrant to search the home. Officers believed there might be weapons inside the home. 




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