Person of Interest Sought in Strip Down Kidnapping, Robbery
Mitchell police are looking for 36-year-old Vanessa Rae Hakl for questioning in a bizarre strip down kidnapping and robbery on Thursday, September 22.
The incident took place in the 100 block of East Third Avenue in Mitchell, South Dakota at 6:00 AM.
According to police four individuals - two men and two women - took a 66 year old male victim by force from his residence on East Third Avenue in Mitchell where he was kidnapped, forced to remove his clothing, robbed and then abandoned on a country road:
The 66 year old male was apparently forced to enter a blue colored 1972 Buick Skylark car that was driven North of Mitchell and then was driven to a field located approx. 19 miles South East of Mitchell in rural Hanson County. There the victim was forced to take off all his clothes. Less than an hour later, the 66 year old was found naked walking in rural Hanson. Two men’s rings and a wallet were stolen from the kidnapping victim.
Hakl is being sought for questioning in the incident. She is a white female approximately 5’3,” 150 pounds with dark hair and Hazel eyes.
One of the males was described as being a black or mixed race male with a pony tail. The other male subject was described as being a Hispanic or Native American male in his 20’s.
Contact The Mitchell Police Department 995-8400 if you see Hakl or if you have information about this incident.