Phoenix police locate possible kidnapping suspect and victim

Posted at 5:02 PM, May 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-07 16:22:21-04

PHOENIX — Phoenix police have called off the search for a possible kidnapping victim and suspect after posting video of the incident Wednesday night.

Police were alerted about the apparent kidnapping which was reported to have happened on May 5 at about 10:45 p.m. near 21st Avenue and Van Buren Street.

On Friday, a tweet from Phoenix PD said detectives located the man and woman involved in the incident and that they are known to each other.

Officers were able to verify that the woman is safe, but did not release any more details about their relationship or about the events seen in the video.

A bystander shot video of the incident, in the tweet below, which appears to show a woman being forced into a truck against her will.

The video in the player below may be considered graphic to some viewers.

Phoenix police thanked everyone for their help in the investigation.

ABC15 has reached out for more information.