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Tuscaloosa woman kidnapped

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Tuscaloosa County Homicide Unit is investigating a kidnapping.  The victim, who was returned, reported the crime Thursday at the police precinct.  The 28-year-old woman told officers her estranged, Brian Candrell Ryan, handcuffed her and forced her away from her home.  She was then reportedly held her against her will in a secluded location.

Although she was returned back to her home the next day, she reported that she was sexually assaulted during the incident. There was also a firearm used in the incident, however the victim was not injured with it.

A warrant was issued for Ryan.  Overnight, he was taken into custody and placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail, with no bond.  He is facing first degree kidnapping charges.

The case remains under investigation.

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