Video shows woman being abducted from Cleveland store, police say

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CLEVELAND – Chilling surveillance video shows a woman being abducted from a convenience store in Cleveland, Ohio according to police.

A clerk said the woman came into the Woodland Avenue store around 9:45 p.m. on Thursday and was crying before asking to use the phone to call 911, according to WJW-TV.

Video obtained from the store shows that the victim arrived in the suspect's gold Chevy Trailblazer before she got out and walk into the store.

A short time later, the surveillance footage shows the suspect enter the store and grab the woman as she tries to push him away.  He easily jerks her off her feet, picks her up and throws her into the passenger side front seat of the vehicle before driving away.

Cleveland police said Tuesday, January 17th the woman is in "good health."

Police said the woman later contacted detectives to say she had children with the suspect, according to WJW.

The Cleveland Police Department will now work with the Domestic Violence Unit in the investigation.

According to a police statement on the case Tuesday evening:

"Detectives responded to an address on Derbyshire in Cleveland Hts. for a female who contacted police in regards to this investigation. The female was positively identified as the victim and she is in good health. The suspect was not on scene. The victim stated that she and suspect have children together. Detectives will continue to investigate and confer with members of the Domestic Violence Unit in terms of proceeding in this matter. This investigation remains in the early stages."

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