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Victim escapes trunk of moving car, Akron police looking for kidnapping suspects

The Akron Police Department said a kidnapping victim escaped the trunk of a moving car and officers are still looking for the suspects. (Source Raycom Images) The Akron Police Department said a kidnapping victim escaped the trunk of a moving car and officers are still looking for the suspects. (Source Raycom Images)
AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

The Akron Police Department said a kidnapping victim escaped the trunk of a moving car and officers are still looking for the suspects.

Police said around 1 p.m. on Friday a 22-year-old man was visiting a friend at a house on the 700 block of Caddo Avenue.

Investigators said while inside the house the two male suspects ordered the victim to take off his clothing at gunpoint.

Authorities said the suspects took the victim's clothes and $1,000 from him.

The police report shows the suspects ordered the victim to get into the trunk of a white Chevy Impala.

Police said victim told officers he pulled the emergency trunk release and jumped out of the moving car.

Investigators said he got up and started running, hopped a fence and ran through a field.

Authorities said the suspects stopped the car and fired several shots at the victim.

The victim was not shot and was able to run to a scrap yard on Hazel Street, according to police.

Police said after the scrap yard employees called first responders the victim was transported to Akron City Hospital with minor injures.

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