Woman abducted, beaten at gunpoint outside of medical facility in Abbeville

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ABBEVILLE, La. (KLFY) – A woman was abducted at gunpoint and beaten outside of a medical facility, according to the Abbeville Police Department.

Lt. David Hardy said the victim was approached by an unknown man around 8:40 a.m. who wanted information about a doctor. She was then held at gunpoint and led away from the area.

The woman was later found behind the building by medical personnel. She was treated and released from the hospital.

Several local schools, medical facilities and other businesses were put on lockdown as a precaution. The lockdown has since been lifted.

Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to call the Abbeville Police Department at (337) 893-2511.

News 10 will update this story when more information is available.

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