• Charlotte police search for man accused of kidnapping, sexual abuse


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police have surveillance photos of a man sought in a kidnapping and sexual assault in southwest Charlotte.

    Police said the incident happened Friday morning at a gas station on Lawyers Road.

    A 22-year-old woman told police she was approached by a man, who then got into her vehicle and forced her to drive off.

    Police said the man showed a weapon and sexually assaulted the woman before leaving.

    The man is described as a 5-foot 9-inch black man who was last seen wearing blue basketball shorts.

    Officers said the man left in a car driven by a black woman in a white Chevrolet HHR with whited out rear windows and black rims.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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