A girl says she escaped a kidnapper on the Outer Banks after she was kidnapped from a public restroom at Cape Hatteras Nationwide Seashore.
The lady, who was not recognized, informed rangers a person commandeered her car and compelled her to drive greater than 30 miles south earlier than she was in a position to run away, the Nationwide Park Service mentioned in a information launch.
The abductor stays at massive, officers mentioned.
The incident occurred round 6:45 p.m. on Could 12 on the Coquina Seaside Entry restrooms, close to the Bodie Island Gentle Station, the park service mentioned.
“The feminine alleges that she was bodily pressured by the male to drive her car, a silver 2017 Ford Escape, till reaching the Little Kinnakeet Seaside Entry parking zone,” officers mentioned.
“As soon as on the … parking zone, the feminine experiences that she escaped west from the ocean-side seashore and fled on foot south alongside NC 12 till she was picked up by a passing motorist.”
Officers mentioned the lady “didn’t require transport to a hospital.”
The suspect “more than likely fled” alongside N.C. 12 or the seashore that night, officers mentioned.
The incident is being investigated by the Nationwide Park Service Investigative Providers Department and the Dare County Sheriff’s Workplace. Anybody with data is requested to name or textual content the ISB Tip Line at 888-653-0009. Nameless ideas may be despatched to email@example.com or www.darecommunitycrimeline.org/tips.