A woman jumped from the trunk of a speeding car to escape her captors, and deputies have arrested two of three people wanted in the case, The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office said Friday.
The sheriff's office said in a news release that deputies responded Thursday morning to a call from a Budget Inn on U.S. 220 in Madison about an assault and kidnapping.
Investigators said three people entered the room of 38-year-old Kristen Robinson, assaulted her and put her in the trunk of their car. The sheriff’s office said the car traveled 200 yards before Robinson jumped out of the trunk. According to the sheriff's office, she was found in the with highway severe injuries.
Robinson, whose injuries stemmed mostly from her jump from the car, was transported to a Triad area hospital for treatment, according to Sgt. Kevin Suthard, public information officer for the sheriff's office.
The sheriff's office said Takiyah Kenyhata Broadnax, 21, of Eden was charged with first-degree kidnapping, breaking and entering and assault inflicting serious injury. She is jailed on a $500,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 1. It's not known if she has an attorney.
An unidentified juvenile faces similar charges and is jailed under a $250,000 secured bond.
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