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Victim of Alleged Kidnapping Escapes, Suspect Taken Into Custody

HUDSON – Hernando and Pasco County Deputies are investigating a possible kidnapping that occurred just minutes ago.

According to sources, Hernando County Deputies responded to US-19 in Spring Hill, after reports that a woman was being held against her will inside a pickup truck. Deputies soon located the alleged victim, who was dropped off on US-19 in the area of Spring Hill Drive. The suspect fled the scene but was quickly spotted crossing into Pasco County. Hernando County Deputies traveled into Pasco County and conducted a traffic stop on the suspect's black F-150 pickup truck on US-19 at Little Road. The suspect was taken into custody without incident and an investigation is currently underway.

Though shaken, the victim did not appear to be injured, according to sources.

We will bring more on this story if new information develops.


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