Passaic NJ Man Arrested After Allegedly Kidnapping Ex-Girlfriend from Her Garfield NJ Home
A Passaic man is in custody after allegedly attacking his ex-girlfriend and kidnapping her from her Garfield NJ apartment.
According to police, the 35-year-old suspect kicked in a door and burst into the 23-year-old victim’s home. The suspect was allegedly carrying a broomstick, which he reportedly used to strike the victim on top of the head. The suspect then allegedly grabbed the victim by her wrist and dragged her out of the apartment.
During the alleged attack, the suspect reportedly threatened the victim’s younger sister. When the suspect left the apartment, the sister went to a neighbor’s apartment and called her mother; the mother then alerted Garfield NJ police about the incident.
Garfield police contacted Passaic police because the suspect’s residence is in Passaic, NJ. Passaic police officers went to the suspect’s apartment and reportedly found the victim suffering from undisclosed injuries. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital, where she was treated for her injuries.
Police arrested the suspect and charged him with several crimes, including kidnapping, aggravated assault, terroristic threats, burglary, robbery, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
After being arrested and charged, the suspect was taken to the Bergen County Jail; he is being held there on a $1 million bail amount.
To learn more about this case, read the NJ.com article entitled “Passaic Man Charged in Broomstick Beating, Kidnapping of Ex-Girlfriend.”