Police: Woman believed kidnapped was being helped by family
Nov. 02, 2015
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a woman who struggled to get away as she was dragged into a minivan at a Philadelphia gas station has been located and was not a kidnap victim as they had previously believed.
Police said Sunday the woman had been distraught over personal matters and had fled after being with a family member Saturday night.
Authorities now say what appeared to be a kidnapping was actually family members grabbing the woman to take her home, where she received their full support.
Police had said several people watched as the woman struggled with a man who dragged her into a van. Two people called 911.