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The Van and occupants have been located. This incident was domestic in nature and it was determined that no crime occurred. Thank you for your assistance.
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious incident that occurred in the area of US 41 and Burnt Store Rd., Punta Gorda, FL at approximately 12:50 pm this date. A witness reported observing the occupants a Gray Ford Van with Ohio Registration plates grab a white female with curly blonde hair and force her into that van. The van was last seen in that area and it is unknown which direction it left in. Investigation is continuing with additional interviews and attempts to locate additional witnesses. If you have further information, or if you see a gray Ford Van with Ohio registration plates, we encourage you to call 941-639-0013 or dial 911.