Woman, child kidnapped in Jefferson Park found safe, Chicago police say

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Monday, May 20, 2024
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- A woman and her child were kidnapped Sunday afternoon on the city's Northwest Side.

They were later found safe with no injuries, Chicago police said.

The victims were put into an SUV by two men, Chicago police initially said earlier in the evening Sunday.

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The kidnapping happened around 4:39 p.m. in the 5500 block of North Austin Avenue, in Jefferson Park, police said.

The victims were inside an apartment at the location before the offenders forced them into an SUV, a witness told police.

The offenders fled the scene southbound with the two victims, police initially said.