Investigation of Alleged Assault, Abduction Continues

Published 01/17 2014 12:25PM

Updated 01/18 2014 03:37PM

(BUCHANAN COUNTY, Mo.) The Buchanan County Sheriff's Department is trying to piece together clues after an alleged assault and abduction.

Deputies responded to an accident near the Sun Bridge Conservation area on Huntoon Road Thursday night, where they found James Hann, 23, the alleged victim.

They say Hann was injured in the crash. Another person, considered a suspect in the case, fled from the scene of the accident, according to authorities.

Hann has been treated for his injuries and released.

Authorities are not releasing any information about the suspect, but they have planned a news conference for Friday afternoon to answer additional questions about this investigation.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Investigator Cates at the Buchanan County Sheriff's Department or the Tips Hotline at 816-238-TIPS.

Stay with KQ2 as we learn more about this developing story.

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