Woman not hurt in kidnap, robbery

Published 6:00 am Monday, March 25, 2002

Police are investigating the kidnapping and robbery of aLawrence County woman from a Brookhaven parking lot Wednesdaynight.

The incident was reported to officials Thursday evening.

Tiffany A. Slay, 32, of 40 Rose Hill Road, Silver Creek, toldinvestigators that around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday she was leavingWal-Mart when she was approached by a black male and black female,said Police Chief Arlustra “Pap” Henderson.

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“The black female shoved something in her side, she never sawwhat it was, and made her get in their car,” he said.

The couple emptied Slay’s purse and took a small amount of cashand found her bank card, he said. They escorted her to a bank inHighland Square and made her withdraw the maximum, $300, Hendersonsaid.

“They then asked her if she had any more money, and she said shedid at home,” Henderson said.

The suspects then drove Slay to her home in Silver Creek, andshe went in and got an undetermined amount of cash, which she gavethem, Henderson said. They drove her back to Wal-Mart, put her outand left.

Henderson said Slay then went home and told family members ofthe incident. She was not hurt. Family members encouraged her toreport it, and she went to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.The sheriff’s office contacted the Brookhaven police at 5:59 p.m.Thursday after hearing Slay’s complaint.

Henderson said they are pursuing a few leads and are looking forany information on an older model white, four-door Ford CrownVictoria and its occupants.

“We would certainly appreciate any help we can get from thepeople who may have seen this car or its occupants at Wal-Martduring that time,” Henderson said.