On November 8, 2017, Hot Springs Police responded to Kroger’s, located at 3341 Central Avenue for a reported kidnapping. Upon arrival, officers found a 19 year old female who reported being kidnapped by two known suspects. The victim, who is not being named, reported being kidnapped and having her hands, feet, mouth and eyes duct-taped. The victim stated she was placed in a vehicle and driven away. The victim advised the vehicle eventually stopped and she could see lights through an opening in the duct-tape. The victim was in the backseat of the suspect vehicle and managed to open the car door and flee from the vehicle when it stopped.
Witness reported the suspects fled the area once the victim exited the car screaming. Witness described the suspect vehicle as a gold colored BMW.
The suspects in this kidnapping are Marcus Tre Bland, age 20, of Hot Springs and Djuan Goodman, age 21, of Hot Springs. Warrants have been issued for Bland and Goodman for kidnapping (class Y felony), aggravated assault (class D felony) and theft of property (class A misdemeanor).
Anyone who knows the locations of either Marcus Tre Bland or Djuan Goodman is asked to call the Hot Springs Police Department at 501-321-6789 or your local law enforcement agency.