A Kansas City man was charged Wednesday with attacking and robbing a woman after she turned down his offer of a ride.
Zabaleta Murillo-Ortiz, 28, is charged in Jackson County Circuit Court with second-degree robbery, second-degree kidnapping and second-degree sexual misconduct.
The woman told police she was walking just after midnight on Tuesday morning in northeast Kansas City when a man drove up and asked if she needed a ride, according to court documents.
She said no, and the man drove off. But a few minutes later, the woman said, the man walked up to her, grabbed her by the hair and began dragging her toward an alley.
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“I won’t hurt you just give me sex,” she told police the man said.
During the struggle, the man took the woman’s purse. She got away from him after punching him in the face.
Another person driving down the street saw the woman running and screaming and escorted her to a nearby house, where she called the police.
As officers talked to the woman, Murillo-Ortiz drove by, and he was stopped and arrested. The woman’s purse was found in his vehicle, according to the documents.
Murillo-Oritz told police he had given the woman $20 “for her company,” according to the documents.
He said when he started to kiss her, she pulled out a knife and stole his wallet. He said she threw her purse into the back seat of his vehicle before running away, according to the documents.