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Man arrested in Shreveport attempted kidnapping

Posted: 3:37 PM, Mar 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-13 16:37:33-04

The person wanted in a Shreveport attempted kidnapping has been arrested.

According to KSLA, authorities believe they have captured the person seen on video attempting to kidnap a woman at a Shreveport gas station.

41-year-old Earnest White was arrested after being spotted Tuesday in Monroe Shreveport police tell KSLA.

White was booked into Caddo Correctional Center Wednesday He is charged with simple robbery and attempted simple kidnapping. His bonds total $500,000.

A photo of Earnest White was not currently available.

White was arrested in connection with the attempted kidnapped that occurred on  February 10 at a gas station on Hollywood Avenue.

Video footage of the incident shows a man wearing a two-toned blue jacket, blue jeans, brown boots and gloves approach a woman as she walked to her car. The man, believed to be White, tackled the woman and forced her into the vehicle, according to police. The woman was able to hold onto her car keys and escape the vehicle.

The man reportedly stole several valuables from the car and fled the scene.

Video of that attempted kidnapping can be viewed below: