Two suspects wanted in kidnapping case taken into custody

Published: Apr. 1, 2022 at 9:26 AM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Two suspects wanted in connection to an alleged kidnapping earlier this week have been taken into custody.

Alvin Sabatell, 27, and Kayla Floyd, 33, were arrested near the intersection of 8th and Queen streets and were booked at the New Hanover County jail late Thursday night.

Wilmington police say Floyd and Sabatell were wanted in connection to an assault and kidnapping which was reported Monday night.

Officials said that officers responded to the 4400 block of Market Street just before 6:30 p.m. Monday. A man with non-life-threatening injuries had been assaulted and kidnapped, according to the WPD.

Richard Blanton and Kimberly Martinez were arrested in the case Monday.

Police say Floyd and Sabatell stole the victim’s vehicle and fled the scene.

Floy and Sabatell have been charged with first-degree kidnapping, robbery with a dangerous weapon and assault by strangulation.

Copyright 2022 WECT. All rights reserved.