(KMOV.com) – Police in Berkeley are searching for the man who they say kidnapped his ex-girlfriend as she was leaving work.
Investigators say the victim was leaving her job at Rally’s and was on her way to the bank when Lance Jones assaulted her in the parking lot. They say he stole her money and keys after forcing himself into her car and taking her to the Travel Lodge Motel.
On the way to the motel, the victim attempted to call 911. After they arrived, police say Jones continued to punch the woman, but she was able to escape.
Officers say the Jones is armed and physically violent. He is known to frequent North County and Bellefontaine Neighbors. If you see him, do not approach him. Instead, call police.
The search and investigation are ongoing.a