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Drake students escapes kidnapping

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DES MOINES (KWWL)--Des Moines police say a Drake University student has escaped after behind robbed and kidnapped near his home.

They say a 21-year-old student was approached by a man as he walked to his car around 1:15 Tuesday morning.

A man showed a handgun and ordered the student into the car. The student was robbed and forced to drive around ending near Valley West Mall in Des Moines.

The student says the gunman told him to wait and got out of the car. That's when the student drove off and called police.

No arrests have been made.

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