Man arrested for kidnapping 18-year-old
Female victim was able to escape
–On Wednesday, Jan. 13, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a kidnapping incident which had occurred on 13th Street in San Miguel.
An 18-year-old female says she was walking on 13th Street in San Miguel toward the bus stop on Mission Street when she was approached by a man who tried to lure her back to his motel room.
When she refused, the man allegedly grabbed the woman with both arms, picked her up and began to carry her toward a nearby alley. The victim says she began kicking her feet, at which point the suspect put her down and the woman ran away.
The victim called her mother who then called 911. Deputies responded to the motel, located the suspect and arrested him without incident.
The suspect has been identified as 26-year-old Tony Laow Her of Stockton. He was arrested for kidnapping and kidnapping with the intent to commit rape. He is now in custody in the county jail.