Lyndhurst man abducted, wife tied up

Lyndhurst man abducted, wife tied up

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LYNDHURST, N.J. (AP) - Police are looking for suspects after a Lyndhurst man was abducted and his wife tied up during a home invasion.

The 60-year-old jewelry store owner either escaped or was released by his abductors. He was taken to a hospital after flagging down a passing motorist.

Police say three suspects barged into the couple's home around 9 p.m. Wednesday and drove off with the husband.

The wife managed to free herself and call a relative, who alerted police.

Police Chief James O'Connor tells WABC a suspect fled from the home when officers arrived. He got away and the man was recovered near the Garfield-Clifton border.

The couple's adult son was home at the time, but was unharmed.

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