Kidnapping suspect arrested in Odessa

Nathan Sandoval, 23.
Nathan Sandoval, 23.(Odessa Police Department)
Published: Mar. 8, 2021 at 11:20 PM CST|Updated: Apr. 12, 2021 at 1:32 PM CDT
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ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - UPDATE: Police have arrested a man who they say kidnapped his ex-girlfriend in March.

Nathan Sandoval, 23, has been charged with Aggravated Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Evading with a Prior Conviction.

According to the Odessa Police Department, Sandoval was arrested on Monday near the intersection of Moss and Hubnik by OPD, the Ector County Sheriff’s Office, DPS and the U.S. Marshals Service.

Odessa police are asking for the public’s help in finding a kidnapping suspect.

Officials say that Nathan Sandoval, 23, kidnapped his ex-girlfriend Monday evening just before 6:00 p.m. at the Golden Crest Apartments. Investigators say he pointed a gun at her and forced the woman into his car.

She was found okay later. But, authorities are still on the hunt for Sandoval who was last seen walking on the 9000 block of Hubnik road in West Odessa. Police say that he was last wearing gray or black shorts, a black shirt, and a black sweater with black shoes. If you know where he is, call Odessa Crime Stoppers at (432) 333-8477 (TIPS)

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