LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin Police arrested two men Wednesday night, one of which is accused of abducting a woman at gunpoint.
Toma Edwin Barlow, 39, of Lufkin, is charged with first-degree aggravated kidnapping, third-degree unlawful possession of a firearm, state-jail felony fraudulent use of identifying information, Class-A misdemeanor evading arrest and two outstanding warrants. Marcus Jermaine Robinson, 33, is charged with Class-A misdemeanor evading arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to the police report, police received a call of a black man pointing a gun at a white woman at Davis and Setliff Streets just after 10 p.m.
The first responding officers saw two men with a woman and one of the men was holding the woman by the arm.
The two men began to walk away quickly, and then walked faster and ignored repeated commands to stop, according to the report. Officers reported witnessing Barlow throw a handgun down while he was fleeing. Robinson surrendered and was found to be in possession of two crack pipes, according to the report.
Police managed to apprehend Barlow.
The woman told officers Barlow had come into the home of a mutual acquaintance and pointed a handgun at her and took her from the home and threatened to shoot and kill her if she tried to run away.
Barlow is waiting for bail to be set. Robinson's bail is set at $2,000.