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Update: Two arrested in abduction attempt at HMG building; one armed with handgun

October 20th, 2011 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

Update: Two arrested in abduction attempt at HMG building; one armed with handgun

KINGSPORT — A man and woman have been arrested for an alleged Thursday morning abduction attempt in the parking lot of Kingsport's Holston Medical Group.

The incident occurred shortly after 10 a.m., with police saying the female suspect was armed with a handgun. HMG Executive Director Craig Kilgore confirmed the facility was temporarily put on lockdown, while police report the victim, a female, suffered no injuries.

As of 3:30 p.m. information was still being gathered on what prompted the incident, or any potential relationship between the victim and suspects. Kingsport Police Department detectives spent the day conducting numerous interviews and sorting out details of the case.

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