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Man charged in municipal court after woman says she was kidnapped

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22 year old Johnte A. King-Chambers of Austin, Texas was charged with possession of marijuana and traffic offenses in municipal court. 22 year old Johnte A. King-Chambers of Austin, Texas was charged with possession of marijuana and traffic offenses in municipal court.
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO (KCTV) -

A 22-year-old man has been charged with various crimes in municipal court after the woman he was with texted someone to say she was kidnapped.

Sgt. Christopher Depue with the Lee's Summit Police Department said the incident happened about 6:17 p.m. Thursday on Highway 50 near Missouri Route 291 south.

Both a man and a woman were inside the car and police say the woman texted another person and told them she was being held against her will.

The man was taken into custody and the woman was unharmed. Police say they interviewed the woman and she told them the two were traveling from Iowa to a second undetermined location when she told the man she wanted to leave the vehicle. The man wouldn't let her and she then texted someone who called 911.

The woman said she had a previous relationship with the man.

Johnte A. King-Chambers of Austin, TX, won't be charged in connection to the alleged kidnapping, but he was charged with possession of marijuana and traffic offenses in municipal court. His bond was set at $1,400 and, as of 1:45 p.m., he remained in custody.

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