Young man found safe; Cleveland police say he was not kidnapped

Published: Apr. 11, 2022 at 7:17 AM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland police on Monday announced a young man has been found safe after a witness reported he was kidnapped this weekend.

According to Cleveland police, the man was not kidnapped.

“There was no cause on the abduction. The incident was a misunderstanding between family members,” a department spokesperson said.

A woman told Cleveland police she was driving around 7 a.m. Sunday in the city’s Glenville neighborhood when she saw two men assault a young man, who appeared to be 17 or 18 years old.

The woman said the men put the victim in the trunk of a vehicle and drove away, according to police.

Cleveland police said they are thankful to the public for their assistance during this investigation.

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