Police: Woman involved in SEPTA bus incident safe

PHILADELPHIA (WTXF/AP) — Police say a woman claiming to be the woman involved in an alleged abduction overnight walked into a police station Friday morning.

The 22-year-old woman tells police she was not abducted, but police say the investigation into the incident is ongoing. 

Authorities were searching for the woman after police believed was abducted from a SEPTA  bus overnight in Philadelphia.

Police say it all happened around 2:00 a.m. Friday in the city's Crescentville neighborhood.

Investigators say witnesses told them a suspect in a silver Pontiac sedan cut the bus off and smashed a window on it with his hand.

The bus driver attempted to maneuver the bus away from the suspect, but tells police the suspect caught up with him in a vehicle a few blocks later, and cut the bus off forcing it to stop.

Witnesses say the woman exited the bus when it came to a halt.

Police say the man started punching the woman in the head as she exited the bus and forced her into his car.

The car has been described as a dark silver Pontiac Grand Am or Grand Prix between the model year 2005-2006. The car had a temporary paper tag from Delaware.

Authorities say the victim and suspect may know each other.

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