VIRGINIA, Minn. (WCCO) – Police in Virginia are looking for a man who they believe has kidnapped is wife, who has an order for protection against him, authorities said Friday.
At about 8:11 p.m. Thursday police received a call from the 300 block of 1st Avenue North that a man forced a female into his vehicle and drove away.
Police identified the man as 40-year-old Timothy Glen Caskey. The victim is apparently his wife, and authorities said the couple is currently married but separated as the victim has an active order for protection against him.
Caskey was released from the St. Louis County Jail on Thursday after previous charges for violating a domestic abuse no contact order for protection and harassing phone calls, police said.
Authorities said the victim was walking with her 9-year-old son and an adult female friend when Caskey pulled up in his car and forced the victim into the car. Police said Caskey also assaulted the boy and the female friend.
Caskey then fled the scene with the victim. The suspect vehicle is described as a red or maroon 1991 GMC Sierra pick-up truck with the Minnesota license plate NFX-316, registered to Caskey.
Anyone with information about the incident or where they could be is asked to call Virginia Police at 218-748-7511.