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Suspect arrested after violent beating, apparent kidnapping is caught on camera in Las Vegas

Las Vegas police searching for suspect after home surveillance video captures beating, apparent kidnap
Las Vegas police searching for suspect after home surveillance video captures beating, apparent kidnap
Las Vegas police searching for suspect after home surveillance video captures beating, apparent kidnap
Posted at 4:43 AM, Jan 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-02 12:59:05-05

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas police say they have arrested the man they believe is responsible for beating and kidnapping a woman early Wednesday morning.

Darnell Rodgers, 23, was arrested without incident around 3 a.m. on Thursday near Sirus Avenue and Arville Street. He was booked into Clark County Detention Center and is facing charges for kidnapping and domestic battery.

Police were also able to locate the victim, but no information was given about her condition.

The terrifying incident was captured on a home surveillance camera at around 12:48 a.m. local time. In the video, the victim is seen sprinting to a front door before the suspect grabs her, throws her to the ground and drags her.

The incident was captured on a home surveillance video at around 12:48 a.m. local time and shows a woman sprint to the door before the suspect grabs her, throws her to the ground and drags her off. The suspect then drives off in what police believed was a Hyundai Sonata with a sunroof.

The video of the apparent kidnapping can be viewed at this link. WARNING: The clip contains images of violence that some may find graphic.

Police are asking for anyone who may have any information about the incident to contact them at 702-828-3111 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

This story was originally published by staff at KTNV.