Police Searching for Wanted Man in Jefferson County Illinois

A man is wanted after a woman jumped out of a moving vehicle in Ina. Elijah L. Tiggens, 28, of Berwyn, Ill., is wanted on an arrest warrant for unlawful restraint and kidnapping. Police say that on July 12round 4:30 p.m., deputies responded to help officers from the Ina Police Department with a report of a woman jumping out of a moving vehicle. It happened in the 500 block of Cross Street in Ina. Deputies say they found a 22-year-old woman who had been the victim of a serious domestic battery. Due to her injuries, she was taken to a Mount Vernon hospital. The suspect was identified as Tiggens. Deputies say he left the scene a blue 2006 Chevy Cobalt before they arrived. The car had an Illinois license plate BLN501. Anyone with information on Tiggens’ whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 618-244-8004 or Crimestoppers at 618-242-TIPS (8477).

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