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Police: UTSA students escaped kidnapper, suspect ID'd

Bo Jett Littleton, 34, held on $300K bond

SAN ANTONIO – A 34-year-old man is facing charges of rape and kidnapping after a bizarre case near the campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio Wednesday.

The man has been identified as 34-year-old Bo Jett Littleton from Uvlade County.

Around 1 a.m., police said firefighters were called to the Avalon Place apartments for a burning trash bin. While they were putting out that fire, a woman came down the stairs and asked for help, claiming she had been kidnapped by an armed man who was also holding another woman hostage.

"She asked for help, she was actually partially restrained at the time," said Sgt. Javier Salazar. "She asked for help from the firefighters and the officers on the scene."

Police found Littleton, who was allegedly barricading an entrance with furniture. Police said he went to a balcony with "bloody hands and armed with a knife" and agreed to surrender.

Police said the second victim was found inside an apartment.

Salazar had plenty of praise for the women.

"Just very brave young ladies, both of them. They did a really good job of getting themselves through this situation," Salazar said. "I just commend them both on remaining calm in this situation and doing what they needed to do to get themselves out of it."

Early Wednesday evening, police said Littleton was being charged with aggravated assault, two counts of aggravated kidnapping and burglary of a habitation with the intent to commit a felony by force.

Police believe Littleton may have been involved in other crimes.

"So we would ask that anyone who may see him on T.V. and feel that they've dealt with him at some point or they've seen him somewhere, even if they feel it's insignificant, we would ask them to give us a call," Salazar said.

SAPD asked anyone with information to call their Special Victim's Unit at 210-207-2313.


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