Woman Kidnapped From Hospital, Jumps from Car to Escape

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SALISBURY, Md. — Salisbury police have charged two men with kidnapping a woman from a hospital emergency room.

Officers say the woman went to the emergency room at Peninsula Regional Medical Center for treatment about 4 p.m. Monday. Police say he ex-boyfriend followed her from the waiting room into a treatment room and, after a nurse left, stuck a handgun in the woman’s side.

Authorities say the man forced the woman into a car driven by another man. As the car traveled on Route 13, the woman jumped out and ran.

Forty-nine-year-old Oliver Maull of Lewes, Del. was arrested Tuesday and 44-year-old Earl T. Allen of Harbeson, Del., was arrested on Thursday. They are charged with kidnapping and other offenses.

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