Police: Escapee on the run, accused of kidnapping Tulsa woman

Tulsa man tries to stop escapee from kidnapping his ex-girlfriend

Tulsa, Okla. — Officers responded to a call about a domestic abduction near North Apache and East Peoria Thursday.

A 911 caller said a woman came running into a business saying that her ex-boyfriend, Darryl Sanders is trying to kidnap her. The woman went into the store only wearing a t-shirt and underwear after jumping out of Sanders’ car, according to police. Sanders then went into the business and took the victim.

A witness at the place tried to help the victim, but the suspect pushed him down and left the area in a charcoal gray Grand Am with an Oklahoma tag reading HK3-253.

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Officers went to all of the known locations of the suspect to try to find them, but didn’t have any luck. They have searched for the car but haven’t found it yet.

After investigating, police found out that Sanders is a prisoner at the Tulsa Transitional Center in downtown Tulsa. Officials with the Department of Corrections told FOX23 that Sanders signed out to go to his approved job site on Tuesday morning but never returned.

Tulsa police initially said they were told he escaped from prison.

Darryl Sanders
Darryl Sanders

Special units are out searching for Sanders.

Officers found the victim near Archer and Santa Fe.

Sanders is still on the run and is believed to be in the charcoal gray Grand Am. The suspect may possibly live in the area where they found the victim.

If you spot the car, call 911.