Woman taken at gunpoint, found later at hotel

Roy Kuykendall Jr.
Roy Kuykendall Jr.

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (KXAN) – A SWAT team was called in to make an arrest after police said a man kidnapped a woman at gunpoint Monday morning.

New Braunfels police initially responded to the 1000 block of Linde Ave. about 5:06 a.m., before locating the woman and Roy Kuykendall Jr. around an hour later at a nearby hotel in the 900 block of Business 35 North.

The New Braunfels Police Department and the SWAT team arrested Kuykendall without incident. They found the woman unharmed with Kuykendall.

Kuykendall was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated kidnapping and possession of a controlled substance.

NBPD’s investigation into the alleged kidnapping was ongoing.


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