Few Details Released In Manhattan Kidnapping Investigation

By: Lindsey Rogers
By: Lindsey Rogers

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) Riley County Police say detectives are working to track down the victim of a kidnapping incident at a Manhattan apartment complex.

Officers were called to an apartment at a house at 512 Moro Street Thursday night after 6 PM.

Officials released very vague details on the alleged crime Friday, listing it as a kidnapping and aggravated assault but declining to provide any other information about what happened at the apartment between the suspect and victim, two men who know each other.

Their names were not released.

Sgt. Brad Ingalls with the Riley County Police Department's Criminal Intelligence Unit told reporters that the victim left the scene before officers arrived and detectives have not yet had a chance to talk to him about the alleged incident and were working to locate him Friday.

He said police were called to the location after being notified by a "citizen that does not reside" at the apartment.

An arrest has not been made. Officials say the suspect was on scene when police arrived. but the victim had fled. Ingalls could not comment on whether the victim may be injured. The case remains under investigation.

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