The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men from Ellsworth County in connection with a report of kidnapping and robbery at about 8:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of Spring Hill Road on Thursday.
According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, a 20-year-old Hays man was walking in the southeast area of Hays on Thursday when an acquaintance offered him a ride. After accepting a ride, the man was driven into the county against his will.
Another man emerged from the vehicle’s truck through the back seat of the vehicle and robbed the victim at gunpoint, the press release said. After robbing him of $1,800 cash and personal belongings, the victim was forced to jump from the moving vehicle, causing him minor injury.
The two men were arrested on suspicion of aggravated robbery, aggravated assault, aggravated battery and aggravated kidnapping.