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      Kidnapping of two women thwarted near Detroit

      With the recent case of three Cleveland women rescued after being kidnapped and held captive for a decade, U.S. Border Patrol says the kidnapping of two other women has been thwarted just outside Detroit.

      Officials with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection say agents rescued two women from a kidnapping in progress on Monday. They say that around 12:45 p.m. two patrol agents were flagged down by a women while traveling west along I-94 headed into Detroit. The woman said she had just witnessed an armed kidnapping and gave the agents a description of the vehicle.

      The agents were able to stop the vehicle and found a female victim behind the wheel. She told the agents she and another woman were being held against her will by the armed man in the passenger seat.

      The women were rescued and phyiscally unharmed, according to agents.

      The alleged kidnapper, David Anderson, 30, in the custody of Detroit Police and has been charged with kidnap adult, kidnap minor, and carrying a concealed weapon.