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Man says he was abducted in Champaign County


The Champaign County Sheriff's Office is investigating an abduction reported on Thackery Road on Thursday, March 6.

According to the Sheriff's Office, a Champaign County resident was driving a black Ford truck on Thackery near Coffin Station Road when an older model passenger vehicle with male subjects inside forced the truck off the road. The resident told police he was forced into their vehicle and transported to a location in Springfield.

The resident reports he was held until Saturday, March 8. He said he was released in the area of State Route 41 and Upper Valley Pike.

The Sheriff's Office is asking anyone with information to contact the office at 937-484-6091, or call the Champaign Countywide Communications Center at 937-653-3409.


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