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Wash. woman says she woke up in the forest tied up

STEVENSON, Wash. (AP) - The Skamania County sheriff's office says it can't confirm the story of a 19-year-old Woodland woman who says she woke up in a forest with her hands and feet tied.

The woman told deputies she was driving in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest late Sunday when she stopped to sleep. She says she awoke the next morning to find her car gone and that someone had bound her wrists and ankles.

She was able to free herself and flag down a car that took her to a sheriff's substation.

Undersheriff Dave Cox says her car was found less than a mile away from where she parked, belongings intact. She was checked at a hospital and had not been sexually assaulted. Cox says the woman has been evasive and uncooperative.

 

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