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Man Reportedly Abducted in Hillside; Found Later Inside Car’s Trunk in Irvington

Hillside Irvington Township

Officials are investigating a report of an abduction after a girl walking her dog Thursday, heard yelling coming from the trunk of a car.

According to preliminary reports, the girl was walking her dog on Lindsley Avenue in Irvington sometime around 7:10 a.m., when she heard noise coming from the trunk of a vehicle.

Officials say the girl quickly alerted her mother, who contacted police.

The victim told police that he was kidnapped by two people in Hillside, who forced him to withdraw money from ATMs.

Local authorities are attempting to gather more information about the alleged crime and possible descriptions of the alleged suspects.

Witnesses claim the man was tied up and he claimed he was beaten up by his alleged assailants.

The incident remains under investigation.