Suspected New Year's Eve carjacker faces child kidnapping charge in Kansas City

January 02, 2018 - 1:50 pm

Kansas City, MO - A Kansas City man accused of carjacking a woman on New Year's Day is now facing a child kidnapping charge along with a charge for stealing the car.

According to court documents, Kenneth A. Alexander, 37, forced a woman at gunpoint from her car, along with three other people, at 35th and Prospect, and drove off in it.

The woman's one-year-old child was in the back seat.

About an hour later, Belton police say they stopped the vehicle, and say that Alexander revealed he had just stolen the vehicle and that the child in the back seat was his stepson named "Johnny Cash".

The child was unharmed and returned to its mother.

Alexander was placed under arrest.


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