Two people charged with kidnapping after victim escapes in London, Ontario
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The Canadian Press
Published Monday, July 22, 2019 6:18PM EDT
LONDON, Ont. - Police say a man and woman have been charged with kidnapping after the alleged victim escaped in London, Ont.
Police say they were called after a car hit a pedestrian early Sunday morning and officers found a man with minor injuries.
Throughout the investigation, police say they discovered the man had been kidnapped.
Police say the man was allegedly forced into the vehicle earlier that day in a different location in the city and he jumped out of the car while it was stopped.
They say a male suspect then exited the vehicle and chased the man on foot while the female driver struck the victim.
Police say the male and female suspects then drove away from the scene and officers found the car abandoned shortly after.