PD: Woman kidnapped, held at knifepoint in Phoenix

PHOENIX - A woman kidnapped from her Phoenix workplace was rescued by police after quick-thinking co-workers called 911.

Phoenix Police Sgt. Steve Martos said around 1:45 p.m., a suspect went into a business near 17th and Grant streets and took the woman at knifepoint.

Authorities said employees immediately called police with a description of the suspect's vehicle.

Officers in the area spotted the vehicle and stopped it at a Shell gas station near 30th and Washington streets.

Martos said the suspect was arrested and the woman was rescued.

Police said the woman suffered non-life threatening injuries and is expected to be okay.

The suspect's name has not yet been released.



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