Man arrested for abduction of woman in Columbia, Ill.

COLUMBIA, Ill. (KSDK) – Multiple police agencies in southern Illinois worked together to find a woman who had been abducted Thursday afternoon.

Police arrested a 27-year-old man for domestic battery, unlawful restraint and endangering the life of a child.

According to Columbia police, someone reported a man abducting and restraining a woman in the passenger seat from the 2600 block of Deercreek Court and gave a description of the car and license plate number.

Police officers from Columbia, Dupo, Illinois State, Cahokia, Belleville and St. Clair County Sheriff's Department investigated and searched for the car.

A St. Clair County deputy found the man, woman and car in the 7200 block of Triple Lakes Road in rural St. Clair County.

No charges have yet been filed, and the man's identity has not yet been released.

No further information was immediately available.


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