2 Arrested For Allegedly Kidnapping Woman Off The Street In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say two people have been arrested in connection with the abduction of a woman off a street in Brooklyn early Monday morning.

Steven Benoit, 25, and 19-year-old Jasmine Wilkins, were arrested Monday for allegedly kidnapping a 28-year-old woman.

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Police say it happened around 2 a.m. while the victim was walking home.

Cops say Benoit and Wilkins pulled up to the victim in a black vehicle. After Beniot tried talking with the victim, police say he grabbed her, threw her into the back seat and took off.

Police say Benoit and Wilkins drove around to several locations and tried to force the victim into prostitution.

When the victim refused, police say she was beaten, which was captured on surveillance video at a hotel at Atlantic and Jamaica Avenue.

A few hours later, the victim escaped to a post office where Postal police contacted the NYPD.

Using video evidence, cops patrolling the area later stopped a car fitting the description of the suspects on Jackie Robinson Parkway and arrested Benoit and Wilkins.

Benoit is charged with kidnapping, robbery, assault, criminal obstruction of breathing and menacing.

Wilkins is charged with kidnapping and robbery.

  • Meme Meyagi

    what is done about 7 million mooslime terrorists living in usa?

  • thor's hammer

    parachute them over antartica, not near the science station. let them play a new version of survivor. cold, callous beings deserve nothing. notice to the court appointed lawyers – just sit down and the the people’s justice take charge. we know you may mean well, your clients didn’t. no excuses, no second chances. tis the season, “oh the weather outside is frightful ……” justice for the victim only!

  • Lenny

    Low lifes should get least 15-20 years so others can learn a good lesson. Imagine its your wife or daughter who got kidnapped.

  • Peter

    Lock them the F%$K up for life!!!!

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