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Trucker accused of attacking Tacoma dancer arrested, booked into jail

Post by Adam Lynn / The News Tribune on Oct. 31, 2008 at 4:29 pm |
October 31, 2008 4:29 pm

A long-haul trucker charged with kidnapping and assaulting a Tacoma-area exotic dancer was booked into the Pierce County Jail early this morning, according to jail records.


Bobby Lawson was being sought on a warrant charging him with one count of first-degree kidnapping and two counts of second-degree assault.


Lawson most likely will appear in court Monday for arraignment.


According to court documents, he abducted the 19-year-old woman, who he knows from Foxes strip club, shocked her with a stun gun and made her take off her top and bra in his truck last month.


The woman told police she jumped out of the semi and sought help from strangers after the attack.


Lawson then fled the area, reportedly to Oklahoma.

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