Man suspected of abducting ex-girlfriend arrested

Published 9:20 pm Thursday, January 4, 2018

MINNETONKA — Authorities have arrested a man suspected of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend in Minnetonka two weeks ago.

The city of Minnetonka said on Twitter that 37-year-old Jahon Douglas of Burnsville was arrested about 1 p.m. Thursday in Minneapolis.

Douglas is accused of abducting 37-year-old Nicole Smith of Anoka at gunpoint outsider her Minnetonka workplace on Dec. 21. Smith returned home safely two days later.

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Douglas faces charges in Hennepin County of kidnapping, assault with a dangerous weapon and first-degree robbery.