- Associated Press - Saturday, January 30, 2016

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - Three Council Bluffs women have been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and pistol-whipping a Nebraska woman at an area hotel.

The Daily Nonpareil reports (http://bit.ly/1QO2GMR ) that 25-year-old Jennifer Trotter, 41-year-old Kimberly Trotter and 23-year-old Tyrell Jones were arrested Friday.

Police say Jennifer Trotter accosted the 21-year-old victim from Bellevue, Nebraska, outside the victim’s hotel room late Thursday night, brandishing a handgun. Police say all three suspects then forced the victim into her room, forced her to undress and lie on the bathroom floor while Kimberly Trotter, who is Jennifer Trotter’s mother, beat the victim in the face with the gun.

Police say the victim and suspects were acquainted.

All three suspects remained in jail Saturday and could not be reached for comment.

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Information from: The Daily Nonpareil, http://www.nonpareilonline.com

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