AUGUSTA — A transient who had been living in the basement of a Northern Avenue home has been arrested in connection with last month’s kidnapping from the Walmart parking lot.

Shawn A. Doray, 33, is still being interviewed by Augusta Police tonight, said Augusta Police Detective Lt. Keith Brann. The charges pending against Doray include armed robbery and criminal restraint or kidnapping.

Brann said Doray was expected to be taken to the Kennebec County jail once the interviews are complete.

Brann said investigators are very confident Doray is the man who on Dec. 20 confronted a woman in the Walmart parking lot and forced her into her own car before driving her around town for several minutes and then taking her money and fleeing on foot.

“The investigation revealed that this was a totally random act,” Brann said. “The victim and suspect were not previously known to one another.”
 


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