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Victim says kidnapper apologized while holding gun to her head

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The Circle K worker was taken hostage as she left the store to make a deposit. (Source: WTHR) The Circle K worker was taken hostage as she left the store to make a deposit. (Source: WTHR)

INDIANAPOLIS (WAVE) - A victim said her kidnapper apologized while pointing a gun at her head, stating he needed the money to treat a sick child.

Indianapolis police are calling the man the "apologetic kidnapper," after the incident Monday at the Circle K at Kentucky Avenue and Camby Road.

According to the victim, she was getting in her car to with a bank deposit when the man put a gun to the side of her head and took the deposit.

Police said the man drove the victim around for about five miles while the gun was still to her head and apologized the whole time.

Detective Chad Richhart said, "He made a comment saying I am not going to hurt you. My son has leukemia. That is why I need the money."

The victim was able to call 911;

OPERATOR: You are where?
CALLER: I don't know. I just got dropped off my car just got stolen. I don't know where I am at.
OPERATOR: Can you tell me what you can see?
CALLER: Kenny's meats. I am in the back of this welding place.


Police said the man is still on the run and should be considered dangerous.

He is described as 5'9" tall, in his late 20's, with red hair and a goatee. He was last seen wearing a beanie.

If you have any information, call Mooresville Police at (317) 831-3434.

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