BPD conclude reported incident was not a kidnapping

Ring footage of Birmingham reported kidnapping

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham police have concluded that a incident reported Friday was not a kidnapping.

BPD say the preliminary investigation revealed a young Black female of an unknown age was seen walking in the 1100 block of Camelia Road around 6 p.m. on Friday.

Authorities released footage that shows a black vehicle stopping beside the female and reports say a Black male exited the vehicle and forced the female into the car.

According to police, the individuals in the video have since come forward to provide clarity of the incident.

“We are grateful for the community members for being aware of occurrences in the community and reporting this incident. BPD and the community are thankful for the outcome in this investigation,” BPD said in a statement.

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