Crime

Hyde Park woman arrested for armed robbery and kidnapping

The victim was reportedly able to flee to a neighbor's house before calling police.

A Hyde Park woman was arrested for an armed robbery and kidnapping that occurred on Saturday night, according to Boston Police.

Jada Scott, 20, was arrested Sunday in Roxbury.

On Saturday, Nov. 20 at 7:07 p.m., police reported they received a call regarding a man who was robbed at gunpoint in his car on Kingsdale Street in Roxbury.

The victim, who is reportedly an acquaintance of Scott, told police Scott hit him in the head and then stole his wallet while he was in his car. Scott was reportedly with two of her friends.

The three then forced the victim to drive to his home, before robbing his house. The victim was able to flee to a neighbor’s house and call 911.

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Scott is set to be arraigned in Dorchester on kidnapping and armed robbery charges.

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