Joshua Vega charged in Bridgeport kidnapping

Police say Joshua Vega forced his ex-girlfriend into a car at gunpoint by the Food Baazar on Sylvan Avenue. (1/20/14)

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police say a man is under arrest for kidnapping his ex-girlfriend last night.

They say the woman was forced into Joshua Vega's car at gunpoint by the Food Baazar on Sylvan Avenue.

They say he then drove onto I-95.

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Officers followed the car into Greenwich, pulled Vega over and treated the woman for injuries.

Police say she had just tried to break off their abusive seven-year relationship.
 

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