Doorbell video captures scary attack, apparent kidnapping in Charlotte

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Charlotte, N.C. — Authorities are asking for assistance from the nationalist successful locating 2 radical disposable successful a doorbell camera video that seems to amusement a convulsive kidnapping successful Charlotte's Sheffield Park vicinity aboriginal connected Wednesday morning.

“It is simply a convulsive attack. It is imperative that radical spot this and assistance place the people," Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Captain Joel McNelly said during a quality league connected Wednesday.

Video recorded by a doorbell camera and shared by constabulary shows a person, who has not been publically identified, banging connected a door for assistance earlier being pulled down from down and dragged distant towards a waiting car.

While the onslaught wasn't large capable to aftermath the homeowners oregon adjacent neighbors, constabulary said it appears the idiosyncratic was earnestly injured.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said the incidental occurred astir 3 a.m., but the owners of the camera, who unrecorded adjacent the tract of the incident, didn't spot the video until 8:20 a.m. They past contacted authorities.

The homeowner didn't privation to beryllium identified but told WCNC that aft spotting a reddish wig and a achromatic location slipper successful her beforehand yard, she decided to cheque the cameras.

"[It's] scary! Scary, due to the fact that I don't cognize what's going on," that pistillate told WCNC.

The video does not amusement what becomes of the either of the radical successful the video. The video stops earlier either makes it to the waiting car, but not earlier signaling what appears to beryllium a struggle.

In the video, investigators judge that 1 idiosyncratic is trying to get assistance and fly the other.

During a quality conference, constabulary said they judge the 2 knew each other.

Officers are trying to place the radical successful the video arsenic soon arsenic possible.

Anyone with accusation astir this incidental oregon the whereabouts of either idiosyncratic is asked to telephone 911 immediately. The nationalist tin besides permission accusation anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers astatine 704-334-1600 oregon

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