Around 6:15am this morning the Bates County Sheriff's Office along with Rich Hill Police Department responded to Pumpin Pete's Gas Station in Rich Hill on a report of a female being held by a male against her will.
When police arrived on scene the female victim who had escaped the male and called the police advised that a male had been holding her against her will. Officers made contact with the unknown male in the parking lot.
The vehicle he was in came back stolen and the male subject was taken into police custody.
When officers searched the stolen vehicle they discovered several firearms and drugs. The vehicle is still be processed at this time and a full investigation is pending.
Mid America Live News will update this when more information is made available to us from the Bates County Sheriff's Office.
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