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2 arrested after pair of B.C. women held against their will in U-Haul van

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2 people arrested after pair of B.C. women found forcibly confined in U-Haul
WATCH: Delta police were called to Highway 17 and Ladner Trunk Road for a report of a distraught person. – Dec 9, 2022

Police in Delta, B.C., say two people have been arrested after allegedly holding a pair of women in a U-Haul van against their will.

Police began investigating after someone reported a distraught person near Highway 17 and Ladner Trunk Road on Wednesday.

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Officers arrived to find a 21-year-old woman who said she’d been assaulted, robbed and forcibly confined in the U-Haul, but managed to escape.

The victim told police another woman was still being held in the van by a male and female suspect.

Investigators notified police in neighbouring jurisdictions, and Langley RCMP later found the van in Aldergrove, where they arrested two people, Delta police said.

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The second victim wasn’t hurt, and police said they believe all four people knew each other.

Police are recommending a number of charges, including forcible confinement and assault.

The two suspects have yet to appear in court or be formally charged.

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