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GOOD SAMARITAN HELPS RPD CATCH MAN WHO ALLEGEDLY ABDUCTED WOMAN

(Richmond, IN)--On Wednesday night in Richmond, a Good Samaritan followed a man who had allegedly forced a female into a car and drove away with her inside.  The caller followed the car and relayed its location to dispatchers.  Officers were then able to stop the car and arrest 22-year-old Austin Lawrence.  Lawrence is behind bars and faces charges that include battery and criminal confinement.  The victim was not seriously hurt.