NEWPORT NEWS -- Police say a man abducted his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend Thursday while she was with family members at a shopping center has turned himself in.

According to police, 19-year-old Jimira Walton forced Kian Savage into his vehicle after an altercation and drove away.

The incident took place in the parking lot of the Richneck Shopping Center at 12917 Jefferson Ave. about 3:40 p.m.

Police were looking for Walton for abduction and assault and battery.

According to police spokesperson, Lou Thurston, Walton turned himself in after friends called him and told him that he was mentioned on the news.

His ex-girlfriend Kian Savage is safe and unharmed.

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