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Flin Flon RCMP charge woman in kidnapping, robbery case

A 37-year-old woman is facing a number of charges after police say a 57-year-old woman was kidnapped early Friday. Global News

A Flin Flon woman is facing charges after police say a woman was kidnapped and forced to withdraw cash from an ATM.

Police say a 57-year-old woman was at her Flin Flon home around 2:50 a.m. Friday when a woman known to her broke in and began threatening her.

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The accused grabbed a knife and demanded money before forcing the victim to drive to a bank to take out cash, police say.

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The victim was then taken to another home in Flin Flon, where she was able to escape and call police.

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Police say she wasn’t physically injured.

A 37-year-old woman is facing a number of charges including robbery, kidnapping, breaking and entering, and assault with a weapon.

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