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Man arrested after brief police chase and kidnapping

SOUTHPORT, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - The New York State Police in Horseheads have arrested 28-year-old Cody Lipka of Apalachin, N.Y.

He was the suspect in the abduction of a 30-year-old woman. He forced the woman to get into his vehicle in the Town of Ashland at knife point. 

She managed to escape in the Town of Southport.

He was pursued by State Police in Owego. His car went off the road and overturned.

Lipka was returned to Chemung County and processed on the kidnapping-- a 2nd charge. He was arraigned in the Town of Southport Court and remanded to Chemung County Jail without bail.


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