Duo Arrested After Live-Streaming Failed Kidnapping Attempt on Facebook Live: Cops
Tony Green, 23, and Keeston Davis, 25, also face attempted second-degree murder charges.
A Louisiana duo arrested late Sunday were allegedly out to kidnap a man while live-streaming their exploits on Facebook. police say.
According to Baton Rouge police, Tony Green, 23, and Keeston Davis, 25, broadcasted themselves as they opened the front door of a home and unsuccessfully tried to pull a victim outside.
"This incident was documented live and in progress on [Green's] Facebook page," an officer wrote in an arrest report obtained by The Advocate.
After the alleged failed kidnapping attempt, cops say Green and Davis broke windows of the home and left.
The duo apparently caught up with the man later, at which point the report says Green intentionally crashed his car into the victim's vehicle before both he and Davis exited the car.
Cops say Green then hit the victim's vehicle with a hammer before the duo allegedly attacked the victim with knives.
As of Wednesday afternoon, the video remained publicly viewable on Green's page.
The report says a stab wound came "close to hitting the femoral artery" before the victim was taken to a hospital.
Davis was arrested Sunday and charged with attempted second-degree murder, attempted kidnapping and simple criminal damage to property.
Green faces counts of attempted second-degree murder, attempted kidnapping, aggravated criminal damage to property, simple criminal damage to property and simple battery.
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