Police: 3 arrested, accused of kidnapping and robbing a woman in Tulare


The Tulare Police Department has arrested 3 women who are accused of kidnapping a woman and then robbing her.

Investigators say they arrested Danielle Russell, 26, Julia Russell 22 and Christina Mills, 28 on Friday.

Police say the kidnapping victim was taken from her home on the night of November 30. The three women then drove her to the outskirts of Tulare and robbed her.

It's not clear on how the victim got away, but she was able to call police after somebody stopped to help her near state route 137 and Road 68.

All three suspects are in the Tulare County Sheriff's Department Pre-Trial Facility and are being charged with kidnapping, robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and conspiracy to commit a felony.

Police say there is a suspected motive behind the incident but it will not be released at this time.

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