Woman Kidnapped in Armed Drug Deal

3 years 4 months 2 weeks ago January 07, 2014 Jan 7, 2014 Tuesday, January 07 2014 Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:43:00 PM CST in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A woman reportedly kidnapped when a drug deal went bad is now safe.

The incident happened Monday afternoon in north St. Louis. KMOV-TV reports that a man told police he was robbed at gunpoint while in a U-Haul pick truck. Police later determined the robbery was part of a drug deal.

The man told police he owed money to the suspects. When he couldn't pay, the men allegedly stole the rental truck with the victim's girlfriend still in the passenger seat.

The woman was found about six hours later with no apparent injuries. An investigation continues.

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