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Police investigating gunpoint abduction in Kingsport parking lot

November 16th, 2011 3:22 pm by Rain Smith

Police investigating gunpoint abduction in Kingsport parking lot

KINGSPORT — Police are investigating the alleged Wednesday afternoon abduction of a woman in the parking lot a Kingsport grocery store, saying the suspect forced her into his truck at gunpoint.

Investigators report the victim was able to escape the truck's cab after kicking the man, a stranger, and received no injuries.

According to a press release, the incident occurred at approximately 1 p.m. at the IGA grocery store, 443 West Sullivan Street. The victim was waiting on a Kingsport Area Transit System bus when approached by a brown or tan Toyota Tacoma.

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