Police: Men broadcast attempted kidnapping on Facebook

Courtesy: WBRZ
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Published: Jan. 3, 2017 at 5:47 PM CST
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WBRZ reports, two Baton Rouge men face multiple charges, accused in an attempted kidnapping they streamed live on Facebook.

The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested two men after they crashed into a vehicle, smashed it with a hammer and then cut the driver.

Tony Green, 23, was arrested for attempted second degree murder, attempted simple kidnapping, aggravated damage to property, simple battery and two counts of damage to property.

25-year-old Keeston Davis was arrested for attempted kidnapping, attempted second degree murder and simple criminal damage to property.

Officers responded to a stabbing following a crash at 5000 Prescott Road on Sunday around 11 p.m. The victim had cuts to his upper thigh that were close to hitting the femoral artery, paramedics said. The victim was transported to the hospital.

Witness told police that Green and Davis intentionally crashed into the victim's vehicle and then got out to smash it with a hammer. Witnesses also stated that they slashed the victim with a knife following the crash.

Prior to the crash, the victim called police at his home on Titan Avenue because Green and Davis arrived and opened his front door. They then grabbed the man and tried to pull him out of the apartment, however the man was able to get away. According to police, Green and Davis then broke the windows of the man's apartment.

The two streamed the attempted kidnapping live on Facebook.

Green and Davis were arrested on the above charges and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.