Terrifying kidnapping caught on camera: A Colorado woman is seen being dragged away to a car by a group of men in a lonely parking lot at night
- Woman is pulled against Nissan then forced into the back of a Mercedes
Shocking footage has captured the moment a Colorado woman was seen being kidnapped by a group of men in a mall parking lot at night.
The video, taken around 8:45 p.m. on Friday, shows four men arriving in the Cornerstar Mall parking lot in a black Mercedes Benz sedan and waiting next to a silver Nissan SUV.
One of the men leaves the group and approaches two women before grabbing one of the women by the arm and pulling her against the Nissan.
After a short delay, he then takes her to the Mercedes and puts her in the backseat.
The other woman records video on her cell phone as the men get into the car and drive off, according to the video.
In the video, one of the men grabs one of the women by the arm and pulls her against the Nissan
Aurora police officials confirmed on Wednesday that the incident was being investigated as a kidnapping and assault after new surveillance video showed one of the suspects slapping the woman in the face before pulling her towards the Nissan SUV.
Police also obtained another video showing the woman arriving at the mall in the SUV.
Police say a witness told them he heard the woman asking a stranger for help because the suspect was assaulting her.
She is then taken into the Mercedes and puts her in the backseat
The video shows the woman being taken into the second car by the group of men. It was taken around 8:45 p.m. Friday in the parking lot of the Cornerstar Shopping Center
Aurora police say no missing persons have been reported and there have been no other reports of criminal activity in the area, but detectives are asking for help from the community out of an abundance of caution to women’s safety.
Investigators also have no license plate information.
Investigators are requesting information on the four men and two women in the video and are also interested in any information on the two vehicles.