Robbery leads to kidnapping and sexual assault


Monday, August 19th 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


A man has been arrested in a kidnapping and rape over the weekend. It happened in Tecumseh, southeast of Oklahoma City.

Sheriff’s deputies say Glen Folsom went into a movie rental store and fired a couple of shots. He robbed the place, and abducted two female employees. Authorities say Folsom then drove the women to the country where he sexually assaulted them. The women later gave authorities a description of Folsom's car. Police tracked him to his home. Kurt Shirey with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s office, “We approached the individual, he takes off running from us. We give chase and we find him some half block away.”

Folsom is being held on complaints of kidnapping, armed robbery and aggravated assault. Authorities say he does have a prior record.