7:30 a.m., Jan. 29)
abduction ends in dramatic arrest on Hwy. 416
By Fred Sherwin
20-year-old male is in custody after the 18-year-old daughter
of an Ottawa police officer was abducted outside her Orléans
home on Tuesday.
to media reports, Harmony Nhin, 18, was abducted by her
ex-boyfriend just before 4 p.m. The incident touched off
an urgent request for the public's help in locating a
black 2000 BMW 328i.
terrifying ordeal came to an end nearly six hours later
when units from the OPP and the Ottawa Police Service
managed to force the vehicle to a stop on Hwy. 416 near
placed Andrew Bettencourt, 20, in custody pending formal
charges, while Nhin was returned home unharmed.
to the Ottawa Sun, Nhin is the daughter of an Ottawa
with Facebook accounts bearing the same names as Bettencourt
and Nhin had been listed as in a relationship
starting in August. The
womans Facebook relationship status changed to single
are continuing their investigation, which has now been
turned over to the Ottawa Police Major Crimes Section.
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