Durham SWAT team ends Sampson County kidnapping ordeal

Aug. 16, 2014 @ 02:53 PM

Durham police officers and a SWAT team responded to a house on the 1100 block of S. Alston Avenue early Saturday morning.

Durham authorities were asked by the Sampson County Sheriff’s Department to locate a man who was wanted on armed kidnapping charges. The man allegedly kidnapped a woman and two children aged 9 and 4 in Sampson County.

Durham police officers located the vehicle belong to the suspect on South Alston Avenue about 5:20 a.m. Saturday.

Police were able to make contact with the suspect, and he was arrested without incident.

Information about the suspect was not immediately available from the Sampson County Sheriff’s Department.