Destin Woman Reports Kidnapping Attempt

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DESTIN-- A Destin woman said two men forced her into a cream colored car outside her Destin home before one a.m. Monday, but her boyfriend was able to thwart their kidnapping attempt.

The 22 year old told deputies that she had walked out of her driveway on Sandalwood Drive when a cream Crown Victoria or Cadillac style car with three men inside pulled up.

She said the driver was armed with a handgun. She also said the two passengers were forcing her into the car’s back seat when her 22-year old boyfriend ran up and pulled her out. The car then headed east on Sandalwood towards Beach Drive.

The woman described the front seat passenger as a black male, approximately 6’8” tall and 300 pounds, wearing a black tee-shirt. He had dropped a Florida Gators hat at the scene. She described the passenger in the rear seat as a black male, approximately six-feet tall and slender.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.

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