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09/26/2012 10:41 am ET

University of Texas - Pan American Investigating Possible Kidnapping

The University of Texas-Pan American is investigating what it believes was a kidnapping on campus Tuesday night. An investigation is underway, and the university asks for the public's help, according to the Monitor.

Administrators shared a crime alert on its Facebook page at 7:15 p.m., which was originally published on the page of the UTPA Citizen Police Academy. According to the alert, a witness called police, saying two Hispanic males forced a female student into a vehicle, which looked like a Mercury Cougar. One suspect had his hand over her mouth.

The first suspect is described as wearing a striped shirt with a tattoo or birthmark on his left arm. He has a dark collection and a light beard. The second suspect is around 5'8" and 240 lbs. The witness said he's in his mid-to-late 20s.

Police ask anyone with information to contact the UTPA PD at 956-665-7151.

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