Man arrested for aggravated kidnapping in Odessa

Man arrested for aggravated kidnapping in Odessa

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - A man was arrested Friday night in Odessa for aggravated kidnapping after forcing a Steak Express employee to leave with him.

Officers responded to a call at Steak Express on E. 42nd street after an employee was allegedly forced to leave with a male acquaintance, John Holett, 28.

Authorities say officers were able to locate the employee at her home, unharmed.

Officers soon found Holett in the 2400 block of Kermit Hwy.

Holett was in possession of two knives and was found to have threatened to stab the victim and her family.

Holett was arrested and charged with aggravated kidnapping.

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