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Glynn County police search for man accused of kidnapping ex-girlfriend

Woman found safe, police say

GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. – The Glynn County Police Department is searching for a man suspected of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend.

According to investigators, William Bolin took Katy Morine from a Brunswick home Wednesday morning.

Police announced around 4 p.m. Wednesday that Morine was found safe, but Bolin had not been located.

“It scares me to death,” said Ginny Simmons, Morine’s grandmother. “Please be on the lookout for this dude."

KIDNAPPING UPDATE Katelyn "Katy" Morine has been located and is now safe. The investigation continues, as William Bolin is still on the run. More to follow.

Posted by Glynn County Police Department on Wednesday, October 21, 2020

SUSPECTED KIDNAPPING ALERT Earlier today, a William Bolin was suspected of kidnapping his ex girlfriend Katy Morine...

Posted by Glynn County Police Department on Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Simmons shared with News4Jax surveillance video that shows a person on her front porch around 5 a.m. Wednesday. In the video, the person can be seen opening the glass door, putting their hand over the lens and taking down the camera.

Four hours later, Simmons said, she heard screams and then saw her Morine, who was staying at Simmons’ house, being carried out the back door.

“She was just hollering out, ‘Granny, granny,’" Simmons said. "And I couldn’t do anything.”

According to the Police Department, Bolin has a history of domestic abuse. Katrina Bell, Morine’s mother, said Morine had been dating Bolin on and off for the last year.

“It’s been ups and downs,” Bell said.

Bell said she’s grateful her daughter was found safe.

“I prayed to God and I prayed to Him and begged Him to please help me, and not even 10 seconds later, I get a phone call saying that she’s found safe," Bell said. “As a mother, I am so thankful that God saved my daughter. It could have been really bad. It could have ended really bad, and I’m very thankful.”

But police said Wednesday afternoon that Bolin was still on the run. Simmons said she won’t feel safe until he’s located.

Anyone with information about Bolin’s whereabouts is asked to call investigators at 912-554-7802.

Kidnapping Update: 10/22/2020 William “Willie” Bolin is currently wanted for questioning in regards to the kidnapping...

Posted by Glynn County Police Department on Thursday, October 22, 2020

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