Robber tries to steal car, kidnap woman in Plainfield
By Brian Stanley bstanley @stmedianetwork.com November 13, 2012 4:50PM
Updated: November 13, 2012 4:54PM
PLAINFIELD - Police say a robber attempted to kidnap a woman and steal her car Tuesday.
The incident occurred around 4:23 a.m. when the victim was getting into her vehicle in the 16300 block of Fairfield Drive.
According to reports, Erin E. Davis, 19, came up and pushed her inside the vehicle before attempting to drive away. The woman struggled with Davis who fled when a neighbor intervened, police said.
Plainfield and Joliet police canines reportedly tracked Davis to a backyard on Plainsman Circle where he resides. Davis’ residence is at 16941 Plainsman Circle.
Davis was arrested on charges of aggravated vehicular hijacking, kidnapping, armed robbery, aggravated battery and aggravated assault.