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Police rescue kidnapped woman, child

BREMEN, Ind. -- A Bremen Police officer saved a woman and her child from a man who was holding them captive, according to reports.


According to police, around 4:45 a.m. Wednesday, an officer was on regular patrol in the area of SR 311 and SR 106 when he saw a vehicle headed southbound on SR 331.


A woman was hanging out the driver's side rear window and she was screaming for someone to help her.


The officer pulled over the vehicle and determined the woman and her 2-year-old child were abducted from Benhen Avenue in Elkhart that morning by the suspect, who is an acquaintance of the woman.


The suspect has been identified as 21-year-old Jesus Hernandez of Elkhart. He has been charged with kidnapping, domestic battery, carjacking, operator never licensed and child endangerment.

 

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