Man nabbed in Walmart carjacking, attempted kidnapping

Police say surveillance picture led to man's arrest

Marquis Blanton, 22.
Marquis Blanton, 22.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando police arrested a man on Wednesday accused of carjacking and trying to kidnap a woman in a Walmart parking lot.

Marquis Blanton, 22, has been charged with robbery and attempted kidnapping in the Sunday evening incident.

The woman said Blanton followed her as she walked through the Walmart parking lot on South Kirkman Road and then stuck a gun in her face the moment she got to her car to put away her groceries.

Police said they arrested Blanton based on the surveillance pictures they released Tuesday.

Blanton was booked into the Orange County jail.