PD: Woman kidnapped at gunpoint in West Phoenix

PHOENIX - Police are investigating a report of a kidnapping in West Phoenix on Saturday.

Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said officers received several calls around 1 p.m. of an abduction in the area of 67th Avenue between Indian School and Camelback roads.

Witnesses told police they saw a woman walking north on the frontage road on the west side of 67th Avenue when a car pulled up behind her and a man got out of the car with a handgun.

He reportedly forced the woman into the car.

Police say the woman screamed and fought and was able to get out of the car at one point, but the man overpowered her and forced her back into the car.

The car drove northbound on the frontage road and turned westbound on Highland Avenue.

Police say at this point it is unknown who these two people are, however based on witness statements it was apparent the man forced the woman into the vehicle against her will.

The woman was described as being a Hispanic in her 20s with shoulder length black hair, about 140 pounds. She was seen wearing a black tank top, jean skirt, black leggings and pink shoes.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his 20s with brown hair, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 160 pounds, wearing a black T-shirt with white lettering and dark jeans. He was armed with a semi-automatic handgun.

Police said the vehicle was a 2000s model Chevrolet Cavalier, 4-door, white with primer gray front and rear bumpers. Witnesses got a partial license plate description with the letters BBB.

Anyone with information about these individuals is urged to call Phoenix police at 602-262-6141 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS to remain anonymous.

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