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Report of woman forced into car at gunpoint unfounded, police say

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After receiving a report of a woman being forced into a car at gunpoint Friday morning, police determined that the incident was unfounded.

Posted: Dec. 1, 2017 7:22 AM
Updated: Dec. 1, 2017 12:11 PM

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A police investigation involving a woman allegedly being forced into a car at gunpoint Friday morning has been completed.

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Police say it happened at around 7:10 a.m. at a business on Dale Drive in Lafayette, IN.

Deputies were sent to investigate a report of a woman being forced into a vehicle at gunpoint and driven away from the business.

Along with help from Lafayette police, deputies were able to locate the vehicle and the man and woman involved.

Police believe that the incident began with a domestic argument at their place of employment.

However, the woman denied being forced to leave and refused to cooperate further with the police investigation.

The man also denied the allegation.

With no new information, police determined that no further investigation was required.

The names of those involved were not given.

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