Man accused of abducting Evansville woman, 3-year-old daughter

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Courtesy: Franklin County Sheriff’s Office

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office in Illinois arrested 30-year-old Quinton Jennings, after authorities said they learned that a 26-year-old woman and her 3-year-old daughter were abducted from their Evansville home.

Jennings is currently being held in the Franklin County Jail, charged with aggravated domestic battery and aggravated kidnapping.

His bond is set at $1 million.

The 26-year-old woman was flown to a hospital where she is recovering from her injuries.

The 3-year-old daughter was not harmed, authorities said.

The investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Sesser Police Department, Warrick County Sheriff’s Office, US Army Corps of Engineers, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and Illinois State Police.

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This story was originally published on July 2, 2019

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