DENTON, Texas – Police imagine the identical man is chargeable for at the least three tried kidnappings in Corinth and Denton this weekend.
Arique Bagby, 28, is now going through fees for each aggravated kidnapping and driving whereas intoxicated.
He was taken into custody Sunday afternoon after officers stopped a car that matched the outline of the one used throughout a number of kidnapping makes an attempt.
There have been two makes an attempt Saturday morning which came about simply minutes aside.
The primary occurred round 11:30 a.m. in Corinth as a lady was jogging close to Oakmont and Park Palisades.
A person in a lighter grey, 4-door sedan pulled up subsequent to her, pulled out a gun, and advised her to get within the car.
The girl ran away and located a close-by resident whereas the suspect drove away north on Oakmont.
Simply quarter-hour later, within the 2000 block of Del Mar Court docket in south Denton, police imagine the identical man kidnapped a lady.
The sufferer mentioned a person driving a silver or gentle blue SUV got here as much as her whereas she was strolling her canine.
The person pulled out a gun and advised the girl to get in his car.
She received into the car, however was in a position to escape a short while later.
The kidnapper drove off and was not discovered when police searched close by.
“We do not suggest getting within the car. We perceive everybody reacts in a different way in these conditions. We additionally suggest touring in teams,” mentioned Amy Cunningham, with the Denton Police Division. “We suggest strolling or jogging with different individuals, as nicely, till we get this man captured.”
Corinth police mentioned they imagine that very same man tried to kidnap a lady Sunday afternoon.
The third tried kidnapping occurred simply after 12:30 p.m., on Lake Sharon, between FM 2499 and Oakmont.
Police mentioned he didn’t have a gun on Sunday, however tried to get one other lady into his automobile.
Denton police mentioned after conducting interviews and reviewing accessible proof, detectives had been in a position to get hold of an arrest warrant for Bagby for the aggravated kidnapping.
“We admire the Corinth Police Division for his or her continued partnership on these instances. We’re additionally grateful to the general public for remaining vigilant and serving to us find the suspect,” Denton police mentioned.
They’re nonetheless investigating and mentioned Bagby may face extra fees.
Anybody with info is requested to name the Denton Police Division at 940-349-7812.
Bagby is being held within the Denton metropolis jail. His bail was set at $500,000.