Skip to comments.Doorbell Camera Footage of Las Vegas Kidnapping Posted to YouTube
Posted on 01/02/2020 8:51:20 AM PST by Drew68
Shortly after midnight on New Years Eve, as Americas party city was celebrating the arrival of 2020, a desperate woman on a suburban Las Vegas street leapt out of the back door of a white Hyundai Sonata with a sunroof, and ran toward a front door, chased by the driver of the car.
As she charged up the sidewalk, she must have known the chances of anyone being at home at this time, on this night, were vanishingly small.
The woman must have felt utterly abandoned as she banged on that door, screaming for help, but no one came to assist her.
Although no human came to her rescue, a digital eye was watching: Her frantic appeal for help was captured in minute detail by a doorbell camera installed in the front door of the house she ran toward.
The devices are increasingly common in American homes. This one, which appears to have been motion-activated as the recording begins as the woman starts running up the pathway, captured what appears to be a brutal assault and kidnapping.
The woman (described by police as a white female adult approximately 20 to 30 years old, with dark hair, wearing blue ripped jeans, a dark long-sleeve shirt, and dark boots) was being chased by a man (described as a black male adult, approximately 20-30 years old with short black hair, last seen wearing a white shirt with dark colored horizontal stripes, dark colored pants, and brown dress shoes).
He can be seen darting out of the front door of the car when he realized the woman had escaped the car he was apparently driving.
As she beat on the door, panting and sobbing, and nobody came to her assistance, the man caught up with her. He grabbed her, threw her down a step and, sickeningly, kicked her, extremely hard, in the stomach.
Stop! she screamed.
Why would you f**king do that? the man said. Get in the car.
Las Vegas police have now posted the footage on YouTube in an effort to identify both the victim and the man who attacked her.
The footage was shared with cops by the resident of the house in a neighborhood south of downtown, whose doorbell cam captured the alarming attack.
After the man pulled the woman to her feet, he dragged her down the walkway into the car.
The vehicle involved is believed to be a white Hyundai Sonata with a sunroof, according to police.
Sobbing on the backseat of the car, that woman must have felt that her desperate roll of the dice had failed utterly.
It may, however, yet turn out that her choice of which front door to run toward will see her attacker brought to justice after all.
Detectives Seek Assistance to Identify Kidnapping Victim and Suspect (Age restricted. Must sign in to watch.).
Video also available at the story link. Contains bad language.
It’s a good thing she wasn’t armed! Someone could have gotten hurt.
Wonder why she went quietly with him? She should have been screaming her head off. I hope they find her soon. :(
Video title: Detectives Seek Assistance to Identify Kidnapping Victim and Suspect
This is one of the most disturbing videos I’ve ever seen. I’m getting a Nest. This is the Best advertisement for one. That poor woman. I pray she’s alright and justice comes to the scumbag that kidnapped her.
Black guy. Las Vegas. Probably a damned pimp kidnapping the woman to force her into prostitution.
Yes, I get the feeling it wasn't a totally random kidnapping.
Wonder why she went quietly with him?
My bet? It's her boyfriend. And they've already made up.
What creeps me most about this is the question in my head about how often things like this are (and have been) happening where no evidence or clues really exist. For every mystery blip like this that winds up on our radar, there may be hundreds or thousands more that don’t.
Id suspect he was her angry pimp and she may have been trying to get away from him...maybe hadnt made enough money for him that night and was facing a beating, or some such thing. Poor woman.
If they made up that would not stop me from prosecuting the guy if I were the DA. Theyve got it on tape. They dont need her testimony.
Fox News; Man arrested; woman found safe
Too bad she didn’t run the other direction to the busy street a block or so away. She had no way out stuck in the doorway.
A happy outcome per Michael Bloomberg.
Some women insist on dating the worst scum, and many times they end up in a body bag.
I was just about to say that it sounds like she says “STOP, DARNELL!” Sure enough, the man arrested is “Darnell Rodgers”.
She fought him and tried to get away every moment, even after all of the running and after being kicked so hard. Sounded like she called him “Darnell” or something similar.
That’s probably a tiny peek at the human trafficking that is now so popular in drug dealing circles and protected by so many in all kinds of offices. Highly doubtful that the woman is still alive.
There's a few of these creepy videos.
Here's one of a woman wearing only a t-shirt and what appear to be wrist restraints.
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