Man charged with kidnapping after stealing woman’s phone, forcing her into vehicle: police

A man was arrested and charged after police say he stole a woman's phone and purse before forcing her into a vehicle in Loudoun County.

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Jose Quinteros Cabrera (Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office)

Authorities say the incident happened around 2:18 a.m. June 2 in the 46000 block of Community Plaza in the Sterling. Officers say Jose Quinteros Cabrera followed a woman to a restaurant and took her phone. When the woman left the restaurant, officers say Cabrera confronted her again and took her purse. He then allegedly forced her into a vehicle and drove off.


The woman was able to exit the vehicle. Investigators say Cabrera was known to the woman. He was arrested June 3 and faces assault, robbery, and kidnapping charges.

He is being held without bond.