3 suspects arrested after McAlester kidnapping

Posted at 3:38 PM, Mar 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-21 18:02:45-04

MCALESTER, Okla. - Police have arrested a third suspect after they say a man was kidnapped outside a McAlester business.

Police say a man was approached while inside the E-Z mart on 1221 E Electric in McAlester. The suspect who approached him said he had a gun and told the man to go with him.

The victim tells police that there were two other suspects in the truck, a man and a woman. The suspects allegedly drove the man near McAlester Lake where they robbed and assaulted him.

The victim was later located by a Pittsburg County Sheriff's Deputy who contacted McAlester police.

The female suspect, Pandora Elms was identified after police saw security footage from the gas station.

Elms was located and questioned by McAlester Police Detectives. She was arrested for kidnapping and robbery and transported to the Pittsburg County Jail. The other two suspects, Joe Burns and Donald Belvin were arrested under the same charges and taken into custody.

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