Mount Vernon police: Man arrested, charged in kidnapping attempt

Palmer faces multiple charges, including kidnapping and criminal use of a firearm.

News 12 Staff

Feb 10, 2023, 10:12 PM

Updated 468 days ago

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Mount Vernon police have made an arrest in an alleged kidnapping.
Police responded to a report of a female victim held against her will at 29 East Fourth St. just before 3 a.m.
That report was from a family member who was sent several concerning text messages.  After several hours of negotiations, the female victim was released, while the suspect remained locked in the apartment
Shortly after 1 p.m., suspect  Lahquan Palmer surrendered and was taken into custody.
Palmer faces multiple charges, including kidnapping and criminal use of a firearm.   


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