DONNA, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The suspect in an attempted kidnapping in Donna was taken into custody this morning.
Donna Police officers arrested 38-year-old Roy Anthony Yanez at his home Wednesday morning. He is being transported to the city jail.
On Sunday night, a surveillance video from a Circle K convenience store, located at the 900 block of W. Frontage Road, captured a man’s attempt to kidnap a woman at a fuel pump, according to a press release from the Donna Police Department.
The victim was identified as a 21-year-old woman from Alamo.
The victim told authorities a man grabbed her and tried pulling her toward his vehicle, which was parked at an adjacent fuel pump.
Donna police are investigating the attempted kidnapping and reported the woman fought off her attacker and evaded being taken to his vehicle. Video surveillance revealed the man fled back to a black SUV and left the location.
Police stated that the suspect and victim did not know each other, describing the incident as a “random attack.”
Yanez was arraigned erlier today and charged with attempted criminal kidnapping, a state jail felony. His bond is set at $150,000.