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20-year-old pregnant woman reported missing in 'violent abduction' located, Eastlake police say

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Posted at 6:14 PM, May 20, 2022

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The Eastlake Police Department has found a 20-year-old pregnant woman who was reportedly taken in a "violent abduction" by a possible human trafficker from out of state on Friday.

Police said they took a report of a "violent abduction" involving the woman around 12:30 p.m. Friday.

"Information obtained from the reporting party indicated that the victim was a possible target of a human trafficker from out of state, and that the abductee was reported to have been drugged," Eastlake police said. "Further investigation located an independent witness who observed the altercation/abduction and corroborated the reporting parties' story of what had occurred outside the residence."

Police said she was located around 1 a.m. and is safe. The department didn't provide any further details regarding the initial report.

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