Sonya Deville was the goal of an tried kidnapping over the weekend.
A person named Phillip Thomas was arrested for making an attempt to abduct the WWE famous person – whose actual identify is Daria Berenato – from her dwelling in Florida.
In keeping with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Division, the person had allegedly been planning to kidnap the 26-year-old wrestler for the previous eight months and had been stalking her on social media.
It is stated he waited for round 4 hours on her property and bought in after chopping a gap in her patio display screen to attend for her to go to sleep.
He tried to get into the home simply earlier than 3am however activated the safety alarm, which allowed Sonya to identify him and name the police.
When officers arrived, he was discovered to be in possession of plastic zip ties, duct tape, a knife, mace “and different objects”.
Thomas has been charged with armed housebreaking, aggravated stalking, prison mischief and tried armed kidnapping. He’s being held with out bail.
Sheriff Chad Chronister commented: “Our deputies are unveiling the suspect’s disturbing obsession with this house owner who he had by no means met, however stalked on social media for years.
“It is scary to think about all of the methods this incident may have performed out had the house alarm not gone off and alerted the house owner of an intruder.”
Sonya – who seems on WWE’s SmackDown model and is ready for a Hair vs. Hair match with on-screen rival Mandy Rose at SummerSlam on Aug 23 – has reassured followers she is “secure” after the scary incident.
She wrote on Twitter: “Thanks everybody in your love and concern. A really scary expertise however fortunately everyone seems to be secure. A particular thanks to Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Workplace for his or her response and help.”