From The Star: Independence police are investigating a report of a woman being abducted Tuesday night.
Witnesses said that a woman, possibly in her 20s, was taken about 10 p.m. from a convenience store in the 2300 block of South Lee’s Summit Road in Independence. A man, witnesses told police, forced himself into the woman’s car as she was leaving the parking not. The man assaulted the woman, witnesses said, and she appeared in distress. The woman’s car was described as a green mid-90s Ford Crown Victoria or similar style.
Another vehicle, a red Ford or Chevrolet truck with a red camper shell and white stripe down the center driven by a second suspect, appeared to leave with the green car. Both were last seen traveling westbound on Interstate 70 at high speed.
The victim was described as having a slim build and light-colored hair and wearing a white shirt and blue jeans. Both suspects had numerous tattoos. The names of the possible victim and suspects are not known. If anyone has any information about this incident, the victim or suspects, please call 911, the Tips Hotline at 474-TIPS (8477) or the Independence Police Department at 325-7852.