Knoxville Man Accused of Kidnapping Girlfriend

A Knoxville man is in custody after police say he took his girlfriend against her will and led police on a car chase through East Knoxville Sunday.

The victim’s mother called 911 claiming her daughter was kidnapped by her boyfriend 22-year-old Noe Pena. Through texts with her daughter, the mother was able to guide police to the suspect’s vehicle.

Officerscaught up to Pena at the Weigels off Strawberry Plains Pike. He was arrested and charged with one count of kidnapping.

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