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Alleged Kidnapping Manhattan

John AndersonJanuary 3, 2023

Law enforcement authorities are investigating an alleged kidnapping in Manhattan and have three men in custody.  According to a media release, just before 8:30p.m. Monday, the Riley County Communications Center received a 911 call reporting shots were fired at the Links Apartments in the 500 block of Gatlinburg Way. A witness reported a shooting followed by a man being forced from an apartment and into a vehicle. officers located 25-year-old Joseph Varvel of Manhattan in the area and detained him for questioning. The Communications Center received an additional 911 call shortly before 11:00 p.m. from the victim, a 26-year-old man, who said he needed help and was located in the 1200 block of Colorado Street in Manhattan. The man was transported to Via Christi for treatment of stab wounds and facial injuries. A man identified as 27-year-old Zane Thomas of Junction City was present with the victim when officers arrived and detained for questioning. After further investigation, Thomas was arrested on requested charges of aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery, and possession of marijuana. He remains confined on a total bond of $500,000. Varvel was arrested on requested charges of aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery, unlawful discharge of a firearm into an occupied dwelling, and possession of cocaine. He also remains confined on a total bond of $500,000. A third suspect 21-year-old Cooper Brown of Manhattan was identified and arrested on requested charges of aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery, and aggravated kidnapping. He remains confined on a total bond of $300,000.

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