KEYSER- Keyser City Police sprung into action after a receiving a call about a kidnapping.

By Barbara High
bhigh@newstribune.info
Tribune Staff Writer
KEYSER- Keyser City Police sprung into action after a receiving a call about a kidnapping.
A female stated she had been kidnapped Tuesday, Oct. 9. She claimed to have been held captive for about an hour before she managed to escape. Upon escaping the female flagged down a motorist seeking help. The motorist called for help.
Upon investigation officers arrested and charged 55 year-old William Weasenforth, of West Piedmont Street, Keyser with kidnaping.
He was transported to Potomac Highland Regional Jail, where he still remains after being denied bond.
Keyser City Police took the lead on the incident and was assisted by Mineral County Sheriff’s Department, West Virginia State Police, Potomac State College Campus Police, and West Virginia DNR.
Keyser Police Chief Tom Golden said it was a collaborative effort of all the agencies combined. He said everyone in the different agencies worked hard and did an amazing job.
The incident is still under investigation.