Who are Coby Jordan and Molly Jarrett? Man and woman dressed as superhero kidnap girl before abandoning her
HOUSTON COUNTY, ALABAMA: Two adults from Alabama were arrested after they abducted a girl and brought her across state lines into Florida. The teenage girl was allegedly bound and beaten and left under a tree at some point before dawn. Coby Jerome Jordan, 22, and Molly Michele Jarrett, 19, were apprehended after the teenage girl in a severe state of distress made contact with law enforcement in the Sunshine State.
Jarret, who was dressed in 'cosplay' and her partner in crime, Jerome kidnapped a minor in Alabama on Friday night, November 4, and took her to Florida where she was beaten in an abandoned building before being left under a tree. Sheriff's deputies were informed by a Jackson County resident at around 6.15 am on Saturday that they had spotted the girl. The girl whose age or identity, police have refused to release and only claimed she is a minor was allegedly bound in duct tape when she was discovered by sheriff's deputies.
On Friday night, Jerome kidnapped the girl and later that night met up with two females, one of whom was Jarrett, the other suspect remains unknown. Around 1 am on Saturday morning, the girl was taken to an abandoned building in Florida where Jordan beat her and bound her hands and feet. She was later left alone under a tree. "Deputies found a minor with her hands bound behind her back," the Jackson County Sheriff's Office said. The girl was rushed to hospital and is expected to survive. Both adults from Alabama were arrested later on Saturday by deputies in their native Houston County, back in Alabama. At the time of the arrest, Jarrett was dressed as the superhero Raven from the show Teen Titans and in cowboy boots. It is unclear what inspired the outfit.
Florida court records list Jordan as living in Dothan, Alabama, and Jarrett in nearby Taylor, also in Alabama, according to Al.com. Jordan faces charges of robbery, false imprisonment, tampering with a victim and battery. Jarrett is charged with one count each of principal in the first degree to robbery, principal in the first degree to false imprisonment, principal in the first degree to tampering with a victim, and principal in the first degree to the battery, essentially accomplice liability for each alleged crime, reported Law and Crime. Authorities have not released information about the motive behind the crime.