The victim in the assault and kidnapping incident in Independence on Saturday will not press charges.

The victim in the assault and kidnapping incident in Independence on Saturday will not press charges.


Police said Tuesday that dectives have closed the case against the suspects because the victim, Stormy D. Declements, 20, and others involved declined to press charges.


On Saturday night, police released the names and photos of three suspects – Christopher B. Harker, 28, of Independence; Brent  T. Warren, of Kansas City; and Kimberly L. Fulton, 25, also of Kansas City, in connection to the incident.


Gentry said that at about 6:20 p.m. Saturday intruders broke into the apartment at 500 Sundown Drive, near U.S. 24 and Sterling Avenue, beat the resident and kidnapped Declements. A spokesperson said Declements was staying with the apartment’s resident.


Later that night, Declements was released, police said.


A fourth suspect was also being sought at one time.