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Sheriff: Mom held captive for weeks emotional after release

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Northern California sheriff says a woman missing for three weeks was "very emotional" after a passing driver found her on the side of a rural road.
    
In an interview Friday on "Good Morning America," Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said authorities are looking for two women they believe kidnapped 34-year-old Sherri Papini on Nov. 2 after she left for a jog.
    
He says Papini was released Thanksgiving morning about 150 miles south of where she disappeared near Redding.
    
Bosenko says Papini was found bound by restraints near Interstate 5 but was able to flag down a driver. The mother of two was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
    
Bosenko says Papini was "obviously she was emotional and quite upset but elated to be free."
    
Phone numbers for Papini and some of her family rang through Friday.

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