On Wednesday evening, SCSO deputies and detectives were called to a residence off of Salem Rd. for a report of a woman who had been attacked by an unknown male. The victim reported that the suspect had followed her in his truck and then struck her truck with his. When she stopped, the suspect, armed with a handgun, grabbed her from her truck and tried to force her into his truck. The victim was able to fight off the suspect and escape.
Detectives, following up on leads and tips from members of the community, were able to identify the suspect as John Brandon Self, of Sherwood. Detectives located the suspect’s vehicle and have impounded it for evidence purposes. After seeking an arrest warrant for Mr. Self, detectives arrested him without incident yesterday evening.
Mr. Self has been charged with Kidnapping (Class Y Felony), Battery 1st Degree (Class B Felony), Aggravated Assault (Class D Felony) and Possession of Firearms by Certain Persons (Class D Felony). Mr. Self will appear before a judge this morning to be assigned a bond. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 501-303-5608.
Saline County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) detectives are asking for help in finding a dangerous suspect related to an incident in the Salem area.
A female victim was attacked on Wednesday on Hart Road by a white male using his vehicle to crash into hers. The male was armed with a handgun when he attempted to assault a female victim, according to the SCSO.
The suspect is described as a white male, 6 ft. tall, full beard with black hooded sweatshirt, and driving a champagne colored 2000s model GMC extended cab pickup truck. The suspect may have ties to the North Little Rock or Little Rock area.
The 911 radio communication said the GMC pickup will have front end damage and that the driver crashed into the rear of the female’s vehicle and tried to kidnap her. The man was described as having a black mask.
If you have any information about this incident, or the location of the suspect or his truck, please call the Saline County Sheriff’s Office at 501-303-5647, or call 911. Anonymous information may be left by calling 501-303-5744.
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