Washington woman jumped from moving car after being kidnapped by man who asked for water, authorities say

Jeremy Alexksa, 31, is accused of holding the woman at knifepoint in Washington state.

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Authorities in Washington state identified a suspect Tuesday who they say carjacked a woman and held her at knifepoint until she escaped by jumping from a moving car.

The woman had given water to Jeremy Alexksa, 31, after he approached her vehicle asking for some in an incident that began in Vancouver, Washington, early Saturday, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

Alexksa is expected to be charged with kidnapping, robbery and attempted eluding after he fled from officers, the sheriff’s office said.

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