Man kidnapped near SLU campus, forced to withdraw cash from ATM

Blurred of woman hand using ATM

ST. LOUIS — A man was kidnapped at gunpoint early Tuesday and forced to withdraw money from an ATM.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that two men abducted the victim from the 1300 block of South Grand Boulevard.  The victim was driven to the 4100 block of Penrose Avenue in north St. Louis, where the suspects took his phone and wallet. He was released unharmed.

Police did not specify where the victim used the ATM.

St. Louis University sent out an email alert about the crime because it happened near their campus. The kidnapping victim was not a student.