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A teenager has confirmed she was the woman who was seen being bundled into a car in footage of a suspected kidnapping, but has insisted that she was not being abducted.

Detectives in Birmingham released dashcam footage showing the moment a dark coloured Ford Mondeo abruptly stopped in Golden Hillock Road at 5.45pm on November 7.

The video showed a man bundling the woman back into the car after she appeared to try and exit the vehicle. Officers feared the woman was forced into the car against her will and were concerned that she might have come to harm. 

But West Midlands Police confirmed that a 17-year-old girl has come forward and said she was the woman being lifted into the back of the car in the footage.

Detectives in Birmingham released a dashcam video showing the moment a dark coloured Ford Mondeo abruptly stopped in Golden Hillock Road at 5.45pm on November 7

Detectives in Birmingham released a dashcam video showing the moment a dark coloured Ford Mondeo abruptly stopped in Golden Hillock Road at 5.45pm on November 7

Detectives in Birmingham released a dashcam video showing the moment a dark coloured Ford Mondeo abruptly stopped in Golden Hillock Road at 5.45pm on November 7 

West Midlands Police has confirmed that a 17-year-old girl has come forward and told police that she was the woman being bundled into the car in the footage

West Midlands Police has confirmed that a 17-year-old girl has come forward and told police that she was the woman being bundled into the car in the footage

West Midlands Police has confirmed that a 17-year-old girl has come forward and told police that she was the woman being bundled into the car in the footage 

The teenager told police officers that there were 'no sinister motives' behind the men's actions, a police statement on Twitter confirmed

The teenager told police officers that there were 'no sinister motives' behind the men's actions, a police statement on Twitter confirmed

The teenager told police officers that there were ‘no sinister motives’ behind the men’s actions, a police statement on Twitter confirmed 

The teenager told police officers that there were ‘no sinister motives’ behind the men’s actions, a police statement on Twitter confirmed.

The girl did not disclose any offences to officers and police are making follow-up enquiries, while she has also been referred to support services. 

A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: ‘Thanks to everyone who shared our video appeal to trace a woman who was shown on dash-cam being put into a car in #Birmingham.

‘Some good news. A 17-year-old girl shown in the footage saw our appeal and attended a police station last night to tell us she was ok.

‘We were worried she’d been forced into the car against her will and may have come to harm.

‘However, she’s assured us there were no sinister motives behind the men in the car and has not disclosed any offences to us.

‘We are making some follow-up enquiries and will be referring the girl to support services. Thanks again for your help.’

The dashcam footage shows the woman opening a passenger door and scrambling outside before a man gets out and lifts her back inside. The car then continues on to the Small Heath area.

The girl did not disclose any offences to officers and police are making follow-up enquiries, while she has been referred to support services. Pictured: Footage of suspected kidnapping

The girl did not disclose any offences to officers and police are making follow-up enquiries, while she has been referred to support services. Pictured: Footage of suspected kidnapping

The girl did not disclose any offences to officers and police are making follow-up enquiries, while she has been referred to support services. Pictured: Footage of suspected kidnapping

The dashcam footage shows the woman opening a passenger door and scrambling outside before a man gets out and lifts her back inside. The car then continues on to Small Heath

The dashcam footage shows the woman opening a passenger door and scrambling outside before a man gets out and lifts her back inside. The car then continues on to Small Heath

The dashcam footage shows the woman opening a passenger door and scrambling outside before a man gets out and lifts her back inside. The car then continues on to Small Heath 

Officers feared the woman was forced into the car against her will and were concerned that she might have come to harm

Officers feared the woman was forced into the car against her will and were concerned that she might have come to harm

Officers feared the woman was forced into the car against her will and were concerned that she might have come to harm 

After releasing the footage, a West Midlands Police spokesperson said: ‘We radioed around details of the vehicle to all our patrols and checked road cameras but we’ve not yet been able to trace the car.

‘Enquiries continue in a bid to trace the car, its registered keeper and the men.

‘A handbag was found at the side of the road and witnesses have described the person being taken away in the car as a woman.

‘There was nothing in the bag to help us identify her and we’ve not been able to determine if she’s safe.

‘We’re hoping someone will recognise the man shown briefly in the clip or know someone who has access to a similar vehicle and matches the description of the men.’

The two men in the car were described as Asian and in their early 20s; the man who gets out of the car has a beard. The woman was also Asian.

The spokesperson added: ‘If anyone has information that could help us then please get in touch; we’re also asking the woman to make contact if she can to let us know she’s OK.’

Source: Daily Mail UK

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