CHECOTAH, Oklahoma - Floyd Ball Jr. is in jail after kidnapping his ex-girlfriend.

McIntosh County Sheriff's Department located Ball at a Checotah residence. Ball attempted to escape but deputies were able to apprehend and take him into custody.

The woman he kidnapped, Joanna Higgins, was found inside the house and was transported to an area hospital with some injuries.

Ball is being held without bond pending a further investigation.