Woman kidnapped from Warren Subway found safe; suspect at large, police say

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

Warren police said late Tuesday a woman reported abducted from a Subway in the city on Tuesday has been found safe. 

This image of Adrian Brown was captured at a Subway restaurant in Warren Tuesday.

Police were called to a Subway in the 13500 block of Nine Mile at about 2:15 p.m. for a report of the alleged kidnapping.

"The victim, Michelle Jackson, has been found unharmed and safely recovered. She was brought to the Warren Police Department for an interview," a release from Warren police said.

More information on the case would be provided Wednesday morning, the release said. The alleged kidnapper remained at large Tuesday night, police said.

Witnesses on the scene earlier in the day reported the suspect, identified as Adrian Lamar Brown, 31, implied he had a handgun and forced the victim, Michelle Jackson, into his vehicle, police said in a statement.

Jackson, 27, worked at the restaurant and had dated Brown, according to the release.

Brown was sentenced on May 5 for unlawful imprisonment and cut off his tether the next day, police said. There is an outstanding warrant for his arrest.

The Chevrolet Suburban the suspect was in.

Officers arrived in an unmarked car "as the suspect vehicle was fleeing and before any of the details of the crime were known," the Police Department said. 

The officers were able to provide a description of Brown's vehicle: a 2015-2020 burgundy Chevrolet Suburban with Florida license plates, according to the release.

A responding patrol unit later spotted the SUV, sparking a brief pursuit, police said.

The Chevy fled into Detroit and was last seen near Seven Mile and Interstate 75.  

"Brown is considered armed and dangerous," police said.

Brown is described as 5-foot-6, 175 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a black shirt with white graphics on the back.

Anyone who has seen them or has information is asked to call the Warren Police Department watch commander at (586) 574-4877.