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Windsor man charged after Calgary kidnapping investigation

A Windsor man was arrested and charged in relation to a kidnapping investigation in Calgary. Police vehicles at Calgary Police Service headquarters in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

A Windsor man was arrested and charged after a kidnapping investigation in Calgary.

Police said a woman was returning to her vehicle in a parking lot outside of her workplace in southeast Calgary on May 2, 2023 when she was approached by an unknown man and forced into a vehicle. The woman’s family was notified that she had been taken and the police were called.

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Several investigative resources were used to locate and safely recover the woman, the Calgary Police Service said. The woman was taken to an AirBnB rental located at 6 Citadel Estates Heights N.W. where she was held for several days.

Just before 4 a.m. on May 4, 2023, police said the woman was released on a rural road east of Calgary, physically unharmed.

CPS said officers worked with the Windsor Police Service to locate and arrest a second man in relation to the investigation. The man has since been brought back to Calgary to face charges.

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On Nov. 20, 2023, Raejean Charles Sydey Hudson, 23, of Calgary was charged with one count of kidnapping.

On Nov. 29, 2023, Enyi-Egbe Idedevbo, 28, of Windsor was charged with one count of kidnapping. Idedevbo is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 23.

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