December 13, 2019 | three:02pm
Virginia Saavedra, 37.
Randolph County Sheriff’s Workplace
SOPHIA, N.C. — A North Carolina girl ran to man’s home Wednesday to say she had simply escaped an tried kidnapping by a stranger.
Virginia Saavedra, 37, then allegedly took benefit of the Good Samaritan’s kindness by stealing his truck earlier than main authorities on a high-speed chase, in response to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Workplace.
Upon listening to Saavedra’s story, the person let her sit in his truck to heat up whereas he referred to as 911, information shops report. Saavedra allegedly then stole the truck, which was noticed by deputies responding to the person’s 911 name.
Deputies tried to cease the truck, however Saavedra led them on a 26-mile chase right into a neighboring county, they are saying. Deputies quickly boxed the truck in and it obtained caught on a grassy shoulder. Deputies mentioned Saavedra then tried to reverse the stolen truck and rammed a patrol automobile earlier than making an attempt to flee. She was arrested on greater than a dozen expenses together with driving the mistaken method on a divided freeway and felony assault with a lethal weapon on a authorities official.
She gave authorities a faux title upon her arrest, however was accurately recognized when she obtained to jail, deputies say. It’s unclear if she has a lawyer.