An Antioch man is being held on suspicion of kidnapping after he allegedly stole a vehicle from a Concord car dealership during a test drive on Monday with the salesman still inside.
Wesley Dewitt Grayson, 34, is being held on suspicion of felony kidnapping and obstructing or resisting a police officer with bail set at $120,000, Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Jimmy Lee said.
Grayson allegedly entered a Concord car dealership on Monday and took a test drive of a vehicle with an employee accompanying him, according to police.
While on the test drive, the suspect then informed the employee that he was stealing the car and kidnapping the employee, according to police.
Police were alerted after the victim escaped the car during a stop in Pittsburg and called for help.
Antioch police later apprehended him, according to police.