Kidnapping Charge Filed


A Lisman, Ala., man has been charged with kidnapping a Meridian teen-ager.

Victor F. Johnson, 31, is charged in the case. Officers say the kidnapping happened Monday on the west side of town.

"Mr. Johnson was giving this child a ride and refused to let the child out of the car when he wanted out. Later on, the child was able to escape and return unharmed," said Harper.

Harper said Johnson could face other charges. His bond was set at $20,000.