On July 1 at approximately 1 am Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's office dispatched deputies to a home in Iowa in reference to an attempted robbery.

When detectives arrived, they were informed by the victim that Tyrone Bartie, 46, 132 Reid Street in Lake Charles knocked on the door and  demanded money from him.The victim stated that Bartie gave him the impression that he was armed with a weapon, which led him to fearing for his life.

Bartie forced the victim into a car and was driven to another house in which they picked up an unknown man. The victim was then driven back to his residence where he was able to get into his home, where another resident was able to call the police. The suspects fled but Tyrone Bartie was located on July 6 and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with 2nd degree kidnapping and attempted 1st degree robbery.

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