Evansville woman arrested on kidnapping charges

New information in the case of an Evansville woman charged with kidnapping and robbery.

Kentucky State Police say they began investigating after the victim reported that 37-year-old Tamela Thomas robbed him in Henderson before locking him the trunk of her car.

They say the victim and Thomas were acquaintances traveling together.

Investigators tell 14 News the victim used the trunk release to escape.

Thomas was arrested during a traffic stop in Evansville on Thursday.

She's now in the Henderson County Jail.

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