a woman and two children found safe after being kidnapped from Columbus; 3 in custody


Update at 10 p.m. (8/27):

Three people were taken into custody after they were reported kidnapped in Columbus on Sunday.

A woman and two children were allegedly kidnapped around 11:26 a.m. near South Sodder Street, according to our news partners at WBNS.

Columbus police believe at least one suspect was armed.

Columbus police told WBNS that police also believe they were headed out of state in a truck.

No information was available about the circumstances of the kidnapping at this time.

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The suspicious vehicle was stopped on Interstate 71 near Cincinnati near the Mason-Montgomery/Fields Ertel exit by Ohio State Highway Patrol forces.

The forces confirmed to WBNS that three suspects had been arrested.

The women and children were safely secured.

Additional information is not available at this time.

We will continue to follow this story as new information is released.

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