A fast-thinking father managed to scare off 4 intruders police mentioned had been planning to kidnap his daughter and rob his residence.
A 17-year-old woman was leaving her Baker, Florida, residence on Tuesday when she discovered Preservation Road blocked with barrels and rubbish cans, based on the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office.
The woman, nonetheless, managed to drive across the blockade, outsmarting the plot to power her out of the automotive, police mentioned.
Shortly after, her 51-year-old father heard a automotive door shut and seen the motion-activated flood lights outdoors the household residence activate.
He grabbed his gun, and when he noticed the intruders attempting to interrupt into his storage, he fired three photographs, based on the sheriff’s workplace.
The suspects ran off into the woods and police, appearing on a tip from one other neighbor, later pulled over a White Jeep Liberty on Highway four.
Keilon Johnson, 19, together with three underage youngsters, had been arrested and charged with tried kidnapping and tried residence invasion theft.
Johnson has been booked into the Okaloosa County Jail, whereas the opposite three had been transfered to a juvenile justice facility.
Police discovered latex gloves and face masks contained in the SUV. The mentioned the kids deliberate to kidnap the 17-year-old woman earlier than heading to her residence to confront her father, who they believed was rich.
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