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West Sacramento police investigating alleged kidnapping

West Sacramento police have arrested a man they suspect kidnapped a woman and held her captive for several hours.

Police were called at about 8 a.m. Thursday to Harriet Lane in West Sacramento on a report of a kidnapping. Officers quickly arrived and met with a woman who told them an acquaintance who has lived with her for a few months took her against her will to the Natomas area.

He held her for several hours before she escaped, according to West Sacramento police Sgt. Roger Kinney. She contacted her boyfriend, who returned her to her home in West Sacramento.

The couple contacted police and waited down the street from her home for officers to arrive. Once they arrived on Harriet Lane, the woman saw the vehicle of the man suspected of kidnapping her and informed officers.

The officers pursued the vehicle for about a mile at about 35 mph before police used a maneuver to spin and stop the vehicle. The 29-year-old driver, identified as Durell Anthony Jones of Sacramento, surrendered and was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping, false imprisonment and for making terrorist threats, as well as a misdemeanor offense of evading police officers. He was booked into the Yolo County Jail.

A woman in the vehicle not connected to the incident was questioned by officers.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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