Florida: Police Arrests Suspect Kidnapped, Assaulted Female Delivery Agent
In Tampa Bay, Florida, United States, police have arrested a man, Joseph Killins, accused of kidnapping and s*xually abusing an online food delivery, DoorDash’s female driver. Police Arrests Suspect
Killins attacked the woman around 11 pm on Tuesday when she tried to drop off food at a Residence Inn hotel, located on W. Boy Scout Boulevard, CBS reported.
The 38-year-old Killins faces charges of armed kidnapping, robbery with a firearm, armed s*xual battery, and aggravated battery with a weapon, police said Saturday. He is being held at the Orient Road Jail.
“While walking up to the hotel to make the delivery, the victim was approached by a black male armed with a gun, who forced her back into her car,” a police statement said.
Authorities said the suspect forced the victim, a Hispanic female in her 20s to drive about seven miles away to the Belara Lakes Apartments, where the assault occurred. Police Arrests Suspect
The victim’s family had been tracking her phone and arrived at the apartment complex and they were able to rescue her from the car, police said.
The suspect opened fire striking a family member of the victim’s girlfriend before fleeing the scene. Police said the victim and the person shot were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police Arrests Suspect
DoorDash said it was, “appalled by this heinous and abhorrent crime” and is assisting Tampa police in the investigation. Police Arrests Suspect
“No one should ever have to endure something as horrific as this and we’re here to support the Dasher in any way we can,” a company spokesperson said.