Eugene Christmas accused of kidnapping and sexually assault - - Jackson, MS

Man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting woman now behind bars

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Police say a man who kidnapped a woman and held her against her will for a week, has now been taken into custody.

Last Wednesday, a woman reported being kidnapped and sexually assaulted by a suspect.

The victim told police the suspect accosted her on the street and forced her to another location.

The victim was held against her will at this location for approximately one week. 

Police have not told us where she was kidnapped from, where she was taken to, or how she escaped.

Police believe 36-year-old Eugene Christmas is the suspect in the case.

His initial municipal court appearance is scheduled for Friday. 

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