Attempted kidnapping at the Lubbock Civic Center

Attempted kidnapping at the Lubbock Civic Center

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

The Lubbock Police Department is investigating an attempted kidnapping that occurred at the Lubbock Civic Center located at 1501 Mac Davis Lane at approximately 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4.

Lubbock officers were taking a training course on the second floor of the Civic Center when they heard a woman screaming in the lobby. Officers began running down the stairs and were met by a female running toward them.

The female had just escaped an attempted kidnapping and the male suspect was still on scene. The officer, with the help of a Fire Marshal, took the male into custody.

Officers were advised the male had approached the female multiple times while in the lobby. As the female attempted to walk away, the male grabbed her and began carrying her into an adjacent room.

The female began screaming and struggled to get away. She quickly broke free and ran toward officers coming down the stairs. Others nearby also ran to help her.

The male, identified as 33-year-old Lucio Dominguez Jr., was arrested for attempted kidnapping. Dominguez is believed to be homeless.

The 26-year-old female victim was not injured.

This case remains under investigation.

(Lubbock Police Department press release)

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