Woman put in minivan on NYC street wasn’t kidnapped, knew man she was with: Police


(NEW YORK) — New York City police are no longer asking for help finding a woman who was seen being carried into a minivan, now announcing that the woman was not kidnapped and knew the man she was with.

“The male and female depicted in the video were both found,” the NYPD said. “Both parties were known to each other and it was deemed to have not been a crime.”

Police said earlier that the unknown woman was kidnapped around 1:45 a.m. Friday in Brooklyn.

“The unknown male placed the victim into a minivan before fleeing northbound on Stillwell Avenue,” the NYPD said in its earlier statement.

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