Kidnapping Suspect in Custody
UPDATED 12:20 p.m. THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
WSIL -- The Saline County State's Attorney's Office says Sonny Pilgrim has been charged with armed robbery, kidnapping and possession of a converted vehicle.
UPDATED 10:40 a.m. THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
WSIL -- Eldorado Police say Sonny Pilgrim has been taken into custody. He was arrested Thursday morning in Missouri. Details are not being released at this time.
Look for updates on this story throughout the day and on News 3 at 5.
ELDORADO -- Police are looking for a man accused of kidnapping an Eldorado teenager.
Eldorado Police say the kidnapping happened around 9:30 p.m. at a home Beulah Street. The suspect is identified as Sonny Pilgrim, 23. He's accused of kidnapping a 19-year-old woman at knifepoint.
Police think Pilgrim is in a stolen gray Chevy Equinox and was headed toward Marion after leaving Eldorado. That vehicle has Illinois plates with the license number 1165927
Stay with News 3 for updates on this developing story.
Eldorado Police say Pilgrim was taken into custody Thursday morning at a Love's truck stop south of Sikeston, Missouri. The 19-year-old was found safe and unharmed.
Wind: 5 MPH
Humidity: 83 %