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Cleveland police say reported abduction was a misunderstanding between family members

Posted at 2:53 PM, Apr 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-11 09:38:57-04

CLEVELAND — In an update on Monday, Cleveland police said a reported kidnapping was a misunderstanding between family members.

Police originally said the alleged kidnapping happened near St. Clair Avenue and East 79th Street at 7 a.m.

According to police, a woman called that driving in the area and said she saw a red sedan and a grey sedan parked at the intersection.

The woman saw two men assault the victim who she said was around 17 or 18 years old.

According to police, the woman said the men put the teen inside the trunk of the gray sedan and drove north on East 79th Street.

Police said the person in connection to this incident has been located safe and unharmed. Police also told News 5 there was no cause for the abduction.

The department thanked the public for their assistance.

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