SIOUX FALLS (KSFY) - The man who police say kidnapped a woman and forced her into the trunk of a car Tuesday morning has been identified.
Authorities say 60-year-old Jon Henri Bryant, Sr. was arrested for first-degree kidnapping, aggravated assault, third-degree burglary, grand theft, second-degree robbery, stalking, simple assault and interference with emergency communication.
Authorities say the 37-year-old victim returned to her home on the 2700 block of E. 12th Street and found her ex-boyfriend waiting for her inside her garage.
Bryant allegedly grabbed her and forced her into the trunk of her Oldsmobile Alero, and left Sioux Falls towards southwest Minnesota, and then came back to South Dakota.
The victim called police around 8:25 a.m. while inside the trunk and gave a description of the vehicle.
Authorities say Bryant stopped the car at an abandoned farm near 488th Avenue and 257th Street, about 10 miles northeast of Brandon.
Officers found the victim and Bryant around 9:10 a.m.
Authorities say the victim received minor injuries from the incident, and that Bryant allegedly punched and strangled her.
Police say a woman alerted authorities to her own kidnapping, leading to a large search in eastern Minnehaha County that ended with one man in custody.
A woman called 911 around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday saying she was being forced inside the trunk of a car, according to Public Information Officer Sam Clemens. The abduction happened around 2700 block of East 12th Street in Sioux Falls.
Clemens says the woman was able to give details about the car and the man suspected of kidnapping here while she was in the trunk. They used the information she gave them in the ensuing search.
Authorities began searching a large area of eastern Minnehaha County and even into parts of Minnesota before locating the vehicle, a gray Oldsmobile Alero, at a farm southeast of Garretson.
Officials surrounded the area. Captain Mike Walsh of the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office says the man tried to flee by driving through an alfalfa field. Walsh says authorities disabled the car using a low-speed collision maneuver, and took the suspect into custody.
Clemens says the suspect and the victim knew each other, but did not give any details about their relationship. Both are from Sioux Falls.
The suspect has not been identified. Clemens says charges will likely be filed Tuesday afternoon.