• Tow truck driver kidnapped and forced to drive from Oklahoma to arkansas

    By: Paris Holmes

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    TULSA, Okla. - QUICK FACTS:

    • A kidnapping victim who was forced across state lines at gunpoint says he is grateful to be alive.
    • Jonathon Serrato, a tow truck driver in Checotah told FOX23 that he saw Rafeal Torres waving for help on I-40 in McIntosh County Monday morning and stopped.
    • Serrato said Torres claimed someone was after him and he needed to be taken somewhere safe. Torres told Serrato that Oklahoma Highway Patrol was on the way, went to the passenger side of the car, pulled out his gun and told Serrato to drive. They eventually stopped in Conway County, Arkansas for gas, according to Serrato.
    • When the two stopped at the the gas station, Serrato told someone inside to call police. Officers arrested Torres when they arrived.
    • Serrato told FOX23 the ordeal lasted about 8 hours.

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