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Actor Jeremy London reports being kidnapped in Palm Springs; police arrest suspect

June 17, 2010 |  2:36 pm

http://www.zap2it.com/media/photo/2008-01/35016297.jpgPalm Springs police have arrested a man who allegedly tried to kidnap actor Jeremy London in Palm Springs Friday after he offered the man a ride home.

London, 37, told police that he was trying to change a flat tire in the 2500 block of N. Palm Canyon Drive June 10 when several men stopped to help him, police said.

London offered the men a ride home and was held at gunpoint in the vehicle, police said. The gunman allegedly forced London to drive through the city, with stops to purchase alcohol and use illicit drugs, police said.

London was able to escape from the vehicle, but the suspects stole the car. London contacted the police about 2:30 a.m. Friday.

Several hours later, police arrested Brandon Adams, 26, of Palm Springs. He was arraigned on Tuesday and charged with kidnapping, robbery, possession of stolen property and vehicle theft.

Police are still investigating the case.

London was a regular in "7th Heaven" as Chandler Hampton, as well as playing a character in "Party of Five" between 1995 and 2000.

-- My-Thuan Tran

Photo credit: Zap2It.com

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