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Police investigating alleged kidnapping of a Lawler man

New Hampton, IA – Waterloo police are investigating a report of a kidnapping of a man from Lawler.

A 62-year old man reported that he was at the Kwik Star in New Hampton around 1 a.m. Monday morning. According to the report, the man was approached by another man who demanded a ride to Waterloo. The victim thought that man was in possession of a gun, although he didn’t see a weapon.

The kidnapped victim then gave the suspect a ride to a home in Waterloo, where he was then apparently assaulted.

The victim called police and reported the incident around 2 a.m. It is reported that the victims injuries are not serious.

An investigation continues.

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