Police: Man Kidnapped Woman in Sioux Falls Walmart Parking Lot

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly kidnapping a woman outside a Walmart store in western Sioux Falls.

Police say the kidnapping took place at about 8:30 p.m. Friday when the man “body slammed” a woman into the front seat of a car and drove away.

Witnesses were able to give police a description of the car and part of its license plate number. Police say they later found the car in the Good Samaritan parking lot.

The 23-year-old victim was not seriously injured.

25-year-old Channing Bartels was arrested on possible kidnapping, assault and false imprisonment charges.

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