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Hitchhiker arrested on kidnapping charges

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Posted at 5:52 PM, Jan 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-26 19:52:58-05

OGDEN, Utah -- Ogden Police arrested a woman after she allegedly pulled out a knife and threatened someone while hitchhiking on Thursday.

Police said Crystal Walker was hitching a ride in Ogden on Thursday around 6 a.m. when a driver picked her up along the 2600 block of Wall Avenue.

Police said Walker pulled out a knife and put it to the other woman’s neck and told her to drive to a “safe place.” Walker was dropped off in North Ogden and later hitched a ride with another driver, who called 911.

Walker was arrested and booked into the Weber County Jail for aggravated kidnapping.