4 charged in kidnapping, theft of man in Sellersville

PERKASIE, Pa. –  Police in Bucks County have charged 4 folks they are saying kidnapped a person, sure his arms with duct tape, and drove him to varied locations in his personal car towards his will.

The Perkasie Borough Police Division says it was contacted by Officers from the Higher Merion Police Division who reported recovering the sufferer of a kidnapping and theft that originated in Sellersville Borough.

The sufferer was transported to Perkasie Borough Police Division to fulfill with detectives. The sufferer reported that he drove to Sellersville to fulfill up with a good friend who was accompanied by one other feminine and two males, based on a information launch from Perkasie Police.

The sufferer’s arms had been sure with duct tape and the sufferer was then pushed in his personal car towards his will to areas that included Philadelphia and New Jersey, based on Perkasie Police. The sufferer reported the suspects had been armed with a knife and a handgun.

Within the King of Prussia space the sufferer was capable of escape from the car at a comfort retailer and name the police, based on the information launch. The sufferer’s car was recovered and a knife and duct tape had been positioned inside, police stated.

Following a ten-day investigation, two juveniles had been charged as adults for the incident, together with two adults. 

A 17-year-old woman from Sellersville, a 17-year-old boy from King of Prussia, Julia Napoli, 19, of Quakertown, and Jordan Emmons, 19, of Northampton, are charged with kidnapping, theft, theft, receiving stolen property, illegal restraint, terroristic threats, false imprisonment, and easy assault.

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The juveniles had been arraigned on the fees and remanded to the Bucks County Juvenile Detention Heart in lieu of $500,000 bail. Napoli was arraigned and remanded to Bucks County Correction Heart in lieu of $500,000 bail. Ballard was arraigned and launched on $250,000 unsecured bail.