Summit County Sheriff: Woman jumped from moving car on I-77 to escape abductor

Summit County Sheriff: Woman jumped from moving car on I-77 to escape abductor
A woman said she jumped from a moving car on I-77 Tuesday night to escape a man who abducted her.

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A woman jumped from a moving vehicle on I-77 to escape a man she said abducted and struck her with a knife, according to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.

On Tuesday evening, the sheriff’s department received a 911 call from a gas station in the City of Green about a woman with a sever head injury, according to a department media release.

The woman told deputies that she had been forced into a vehicle by a man she knew as “Mike.”

“Mike” threatened her, she said, and struck her with a knife before she jumped from the vehicle on I-77 near Massillon Road.

The woman then walked to a gas station in Green. She was taken to Aultman Hospital for treatment.

Deputies identified “Mike” as George Snow, 55, of Canton, according to the release.

They located him a short time later. He was carrying a knife in his pocket.

Snow was arrested and charged with abduction and felonious assault - both felonies.

He was taken to Summit County Jail.

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