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Police foil Studio City kidnapping attempt

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

October 16, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A kidnapping attempt was foiled when police tracked down the suspects from Studio City to Glendale on Friday.Witnesses said they saw a man and a female accomplice force a woman into a car near the intersection of Moorpark Street and Tujunga Avenue in Studio City around 4 p.m. on Friday.

The victim was able to call 911, and police caught up with the car in Glendale, at the intersection of West Colorado Street and Pacific Avenue.

Both suspects were taken into custody. Officials said the kidnapping attempt lasted for approximately 90 minutes.

The victim was apparently hit several times but did not suffer any serious injuries, said police.

Police said the incident appears to be drug-related.

City News Service contributed to this report.