Man Allegedly Jumps in Woman’s Car is Arrested and Charged with Aggravated Kidnapping

Sevierville Police arrest a man this morning (Friday) after receiving a 911 call from a victim about a crime in progress.

A woman called 911 saying that a man got into her car uninvited in Pigeon Forge, threatened her with a knife and told her to drive away. She was able to stop and get out in the 500 block of Winfield Dunn Parkway in Sevierville.

Police arrested 33-year old Richard Roberts of South Carolina. He was charged with especially aggravated kidnapping and transported to the Sevier County Jail.

The female victim was not injured.

The investigation is ongoing.

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