Providence police investigating possible kidnapping

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Providence police said they are investigating a possible abduction of a woman in the city’s Federal Hill neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

A witness told police she saw three men force a woman into a gold colored van near Tell and Vinton streets around 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to an incident report obtained by WPRI.com.

The witness said she saw the woman being carried from a backyard and forced into the van while she cried out for help. She described the suspects as three Hispanic men in their 20s.

A spokeswoman for the police department confirmed that police plan to release more information Friday, including a video related to the incident.

Dan McGowan ( dmcgowan@wpri.com ) covers politics, education and the city of Providence for WPRI.com. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter: @danmcgowan

Colin Spence contributed to this story

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