LaGrange man charged with kidnapping

Police in LaGrange, Ga. arrested Consuallo Ransom of LaGrange and charged him with kidnapping after a Sunday incident.

Police officers responded to a call Sunday that was in reference to a reported abduction. As officers approached the scene at 1102 Third Avenue, Ransom had already forced Shantris Simpson of LaGrange into a vehicle parked on the street. Ransom then fled police in the vehicle. Simpson escaped by jumping from the moving vehicle during the pursuit. Ransom was apprehended shortly afterward.

Simpson was taken to West Georgia Health Systems where she was treated for her injuries.