Suspect in kidnapping, rape, and armed robbery captured - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Suspect in kidnapping, rape, and armed robbery captured

By Julie Straw - bio | email

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - There was an arrest in a violent assault that started outside a Jackson nightclub nearly two weeks ago.  U.S. Marshals arrested Jermel Anderson in Jackson around 5:30 Wednesday evening.

He is scheduled to make an initial appearance in court Friday morning.

Anderson is accused of kidnapping, raping and robbing a woman, Saturday, November 20th, around 4 am.

Police said the victim was giving Anderson a ride from Freelon's parking lot when he pulled out a gun.

He then ordered the woman to drive to the Marriot Hotel parking garage where he raped her.

After the assault, Anderson dropped the victim off at the North Hills Apartments.

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